Man found fatally shot outside Yakima
Jul. 20, 2017
TOPPENISH, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a 23-year-old man was found fatally shot at a residence southeast of Yakima.
Yakima media outlets report the man, a Yakama tribal member, was found in the 200 block of South Elm around 3:15 a.m. Wednesday.
Toppenish Police Chief Curt Ruggles says officers performed CPR on the man who later died at the scene.
Yakima County coroner Jack Hawkins says 23-year-old Waylon Owens bled to death from a gunshot wound to the chest.
Mike Russell of the Yakima County sheriff's office said responders found evidence of violence when they found Owens.
Tribal police and the FBI are investigating.