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Yakima Shooting Leaves 3 Hospitalized

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) – Three men were hospitalized after a shooting in a south Washington state neighborhood.

The Yakima Herald-Republic reported Monday that Yakima Police Capt. Shawn Boyle says two of the men were shot while a third was struck by a fleeing car Monday.

Boyle says cellphone videos showed a fight erupted between two groups, followed by gunshots on South Ninth Avenue about 145 miles (233 kilometers) southeast of Seattle.

Police suspect the shooting is gang-related and are searching for a red Ford Escort seen speeding away.

Boyle says the three men were in their late teens or early 20s. One sustained life-threatening injuries.

Information from: Yakima Herald-Republic,

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