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Gunman ‘randomly’ kills 3 people at Yakima, Washington store

A gunman opened fire at a Circle K convenience store in Yakima, Wash., and “randomly” killed three people before fleeing the scene in a stolen vehicle, officials say. Suspect is on the run.

The incident occurred at 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, when officers called for an active shooter at a Circle K store near E Nob Hill Boulevard and S 18th Street in Yakima, about 110 miles southeast of Seattle.

“It seems like a random situation. There was no apparent conflict between the parties,” said Yakima Police Chief Matthew Murray. “The men just walked in and started shooting.”

The suspect then crossed the street and opened fire at a car in front of another convenience store, ampm. After the driver moved into the passenger seat, the suspect drove off and allegedly kidnapped the driver.

“We don’t know their condition,” Chief Murray said.

The suspect has been identified as 21-year-old Jared Haddock of Yakima County. “If seen, call 911 immediately and stay away,” police said in a statement. “The suspect is armed and is considered dangerous.”

The stolen vehicle is described as a gray or silver Chrysler sedan, possibly a Chrysler 200. The vehicle was last seen heading east on Highway 24 Nob His Hill His Boulevard.

Chief Murray said officers are doing everything they can to find the shooter as soon as possible. Told.

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