POLICE: Yakima Man Randomly Shot In His Yard

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) – A 35-year-old Yakima man was working in his yard when a passing car opened fire.

Police responded to the call about 5:20 p.m. Sunday and found Jonathan Spear lying on a sidewalk while a neighbor provided first aid.

Spear was taken to Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital and then flown to Harborview Medical Center.

Spear underwent surgery Monday.

Witnesses said they saw a blue Ford Taurus speed away from the area immediately after the shooting.

Officers impounded a car they believe was used in the shooting.

Police say the shooting appears to be random, and they’re increasing patrols in the neighborhood.


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