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Teen dead in shooting near Mattawa

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BEVERLY, Wash. -- A 17 year old is dead after shots were fired in Beverly, Washington, just north of Mattawa.

Grant County Sheriff's say the shooting happened Sunday evening just after 6 PM in the 17000 block of Road T.5 SW. 17 year old Carlos D. Leyva of Beverly was shot to death. Another 17 year old was shot in the ankle. He was treated at a hospital and later released. A third victim was able to escape unharmed.

Investigators say details about the incident are limited, but they believe suspects in a gold or tan colored car shot at the three victims while they were walking between Beverly and Mattawa. The car is believed to be a Nissan, or similar make.

The Sheriff's Office is still investigating. They aren't sure if the shooting was gang related. They say the only witnesses are being uncooperative with investigators.

If you have any information on this shooting, please call the Grant County Sheriff's Office.

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