Victim in Shooting Being Treated at Harborview

A man who was shot on Sunday morning in the 1800 block of South 12th Avenue was transported earlier today to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle for treatment. 

A 43-year-old Yakima resident, whose name is being withheld pending notification of his family, reportedly received a single gunshot to his neck.  He was taken by aircraft to Harborview.

Yakima police responded to a call of shots fired in the 1800 block of South 12th Avenue at about 9:10 am today (Sunday, January 20th).  When officers arrived on scene, they found the victim, who had sustained a gunshot wound to the neck.

Yakima police continue to investigate the incident.  No arrests have been made at this time. 

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Yakima Police Department at (509) 575-6200 or by calling 9-1-1. Tips can be also be reported to Yakima County Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-248-9980, on the organization’s website at, or through the “P3 Tips” app that can be downloaded for free at