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Othello Gang Shooting Leaves 19-year-old Dead

OTHELLO, Wash.-- A gang shooting left a young man dead in Othello.

It happened at Taggares Park Wednesday afternoon. Adam's county deputies say the victim was shot twice then taken to Othello Community Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

19-year-old Ismael Garcia was from Warden. Deputies say six people were involved in a fight. Once shots were fired the suspects took off.

"We're confident, we're going to be able to identify suspects and we're confident we're going to be able to get them under arrest, hopefully sooner than later," said Douglas Barger, Adams County Sheriff's Office.

On Thursday all Othello schools were put in a status the Superintendent called restricted movement, as a precaution.

Adams County Sheriff's deputies are asking anyone with information to give them a call. You can remain anonymous.

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