Two Found Shot Near Prosser, One Victim Dies UPDATE
Little new information has been released, but authorities continue to investigate the shooting of two people Thursday evening North of Prosser.
Around 7:30pm, Benton County Sheriff's say they were called to an area off Hinzerling Road North of town, and found in a vineyard area two people, who had been shot.
A woman was dead at the scene, the other victim, a man, was taken to an area hospital, described as being in 'critical condition' according to KEPR-TV.
Officials did not say where the two were shot, or if they suffered multiple wounds. According to other news sources, including KNDU-TV, the man was 'unresponsive' as of Friday morning. Officials have not said why the two were there, or what they might have been doing.
The investigation continues.
KNDU-TV is now reporting the woman was 42 and from Sunnyside, the man is a 46-year-old from Mabton. Benton County officials now say it's a possible murder-suicide.