In a tragic incident in central Washington state, two teenagers were discovered dead from gunshot wounds in a residential property. Yakima Police Chief Matt Murray confirmed the incident via social media posts, stating that the police were alerted to the situation on Friday afternoon due to suspicious circumstances.
The victims, a teenage boy and girl, were described as being of high school age. Their identities have not been disclosed. Chief Murray expressed his condolences, stating, “This is a tragic situation. Our hearts go out to the family.”
The police chief also reassured the public that there was no immediate threat to the community. The investigation into the circumstances surrounding the deaths is ongoing, with more details expected to be released in due course.
In the wake of the tragedy, a prayer gathering has been organized. According to the Yakima Herald-Republic, the event will be held at Lions Park at noon on Tuesday.