Yakima Officer Shoots Drive-by Suspect After Car Chase
The Yakima County Sheriffs Office is investigating an officer involved shooting early Monday afternoon after chasing a suspect in a drive-by shooting. Police located the suspect which triggered a car chase near Old McCoy Road near Toppenish according to news reports.
Eventually one of the suspects jumped out of the car and tried to run away on foot near Camas Avenue with a gun in hand. Officers chased him to a wrecking yard where he turned and pointed his gun at the officers. He was then shot by one of the officers and taken to a nearby hospital for surgery.
The other suspects in the car were arrested after it crashed near where the driver and first suspect jumped out. No word yet on charges.