Teenage boy injured in early morning shooting in Yakima

A teenage boy undergoes surgery early Sunday morning after being shot in the stomach while leaving a residence in Yakima.

Police say the 16-year-old was shot shorttly after 3 a.m. while leaving a residence on the 1200 block of East Mead Avenue where a fight took place.

Officers found the victim conscious and alert near 1st Street and Nob Hill.

He underwent surgery at a local hospital and is recovering from his injury.

Anyone with additional information is urged to contact the Yakima Police Department at 575-6200.