Yakima County Prosecuting Attorney Joe Brusic said he told Yakima police detectives to complete their investigation into the Thursday afternoon shooting at Walmart before he proceeds with legal action. A suspect who was detained Thursday has been released.
A 31-year-old Toppenish man was shot outside the East Yakima Walmart Thursday afternoon.
Prosecutors filed first-degree assault and obstructing police charges against former Yakima City Council candidate Garth McKinney, 29, this week. That is on top of previous charges from a March 2021 incident involving his girlfriend’s family.
ELLENSBURG — A 30-year-old Ellensburg man has been charged with first-degree assault after police alleged he stabbed his brother in a fight over a comb.
TOPPENISH — A transient accused of attacking a Toppenish convenience store worker with a tomahawk and other weapons is charged with first-degree assault.