WAPATO, Wash. -

Law enforcement officers are investigating a homicide that occurred near Wapato in the Yakima Valley.

The Yakima County Coroner's office says the victim is identified only as a Native American male who died from a single gunshot wound.

Coroner Jack Hawkins says an autopsy is planned for Tuesday.

Other details were not immediately available.

The Yakima Herald-Republic says the death brings the total number of homicides in Yakima County this year to 19.