Police arrested a suspect after he was shot by a homeowner following a burglary in Sunnyside earlier this month, Yakima County sheriff’s deputies said.
The burglary was reported around 9 a.m. Aug. 16 at a home on South Lester Road in Sunnyside, according to a probable cause affidavit filed in the case.
Deputies said the homeowner reported the lock on her front gate had been cut and several items were stolen from her home, including a .45-caliber pistol. More valuables were placed near a garage door, which the burglar had left unlocked, according to the affidavit, and the resident believed the person planned to come back for those items later.
Around 9:30 that night, the homeowner again called the sheriff’s office, this time to report a burglary in progress, deputies said. The homeowner told deputies two strange men came onto her property and continued approaching her when she…
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