- Associated Press - Thursday, July 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.

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