Gang violence in Yakima wounds bystanders
YAKIMA — Two gang shootings in Yakima in a week have wounded innocent bystanders.
Police Capt. Greg Copeland told The Yakima Herald-Republic it’s disturbing and unusual.
On Sunday a 23-year-old Michigan woman visiting her grandmother was hit in the leg by shots apparently fired at people in another yard.
Six days earlier, a 13-year-old girl in the same neighborhood was hit by a shot that went through the wall of a home.
Since April, there have been at least nine gang shootings in the Yakima Valley, including a fatal shooting last month in Yakima.