In a shocking turn of events, two high school-aged teenagers were discovered dead in a home in central Washington state, victims of fatal gunshot wounds. The grim discovery was made on Friday afternoon, with Yakima Police Chief Matt Murray confirming the news via social media.
The identities of the teenage boy and girl have been withheld. Chief Murray expressed profound sorrow over the incident, stating, “This is a tragic situation. Our hearts go out to the family.”
In his statement, Chief Murray also sought to reassure the community, stating that there was no immediate danger to the public. The investigation into the tragic incident is currently underway, with further information to be released as it becomes available.
In response to the tragedy, a prayer gathering has been scheduled. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports that the gathering will take place at Lions Park at noon on Tuesday.