Attempted Murder/Suicide Investigation Underway in Mabton
MABTON, Wash. - Yakima County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating an attempted murder and suicide at a house in Mabton. It happened in the 3000 Block of Grandview Pavement Road around 6:00pm Sunday. Deputies say a woman came by to pick up the children she shares with her estranged husband. Deputies say the man and woman started arguing and that is when the man shot the woman, then shot and killed himself. The man has been identified as a 32 year old resident of the area and was pronounced dead at the scene. The mother has been identified as a 36 year old female from the Sunnyside area, she was taken by ambulance to an area hospital and at last report was in surgery. Her condition is not immediately available. The Yakima County Sheriff's Office is still investigating.