A man was arrested Tuesday after three people were shot and killed at a Yakima, Washington, Circle K convenience store.
CNN reports that 21-year-old Jarid Haddock tried to enter an ARCO gas station about 3:30 a.m. Tuesday but the doors were locked, so he walked to the Circle K.
Once inside the Circle K he allegedly shot and killed two people then exited and shot and killed a third person.
At least three people are dead following an overnight shooting in Yakima, Washington, according to Yakima Police Chief Matt Murray. https://t.co/0Vz04wpx79
— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) January 24, 2023
He then allegedly went back to the ARCO station, shot a car and drove off.
The Daily Mail notes that Haddock then allegedly barricaded himself inside a home about two miles from the Circle K.
CNN points out that Haddock is now in custody.
Mike Bloomberg-affiliated Everytown for Gun Safety ranks Washington the state with the 10th most stringent gun controls in the Union.
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