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Yakima First Responder Discount

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The Yakima First Responder Discount is an incentive awarded to police officers, firefighters and EMTs as a token of our appreciation for their hard work and commitment. To be eligible for this discount, just verify your status as a first responder with Yakima; their verification process is quick and free – taking only minutes!

Yakima, Wash. — On Tuesday morning at about 6 a.m. local time, police reported that 21-year-old Jarid Haddock shot himself and committed suicide by inflicting gunshot wounds to the head, according to a Facebook post by Yakima police.

Yakima Valley Emergency Medical Services’ Facebook page reported that he was carrying both a handgun and homemade bomb during a shooting that began around 3:30 a.m. at a Circle K near Nob Hill Boulevard and South 18th Street.

Police responded to a report from an employee, who reported Haddock was acting erratic and threatening others at the store. A video posted to Facebook showed the suspect holding what turned out to be fake black guns and bombs.

Yakima, Washington is home to 330,000 residents. With several colleges and universities located within its boundaries, as well as being home to commercial flights using Yakima Airport as its hub, as well as having a thriving agricultural economy that supports 77 officers residing here, local government in Yakima is funded largely through an emergency medical services (EMS) levy approved by voters since 1991, which then is divided among different fire departments within its territory.