An 18-year-old Yakima man is in custody charged with murder in the shooting death of a family member.

On Wednesday, the Yakima Police Department responded to a 911 call at an address in the 900 block of South 29th Avenue.  The caller stated that he killed his stepdad.

Upon arrival, just before 11 pm, officers found a 45-year old man deceased of a single gunshot wound to the head.

Two females and a small child were not harmed at the residence.

The 18-year old suspect was taken into custody and is behind bars at the Yakima County Jail for 2nd Degree Murder.

An autopsy is being scheduled.

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