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Yakima homicide suspect arrested

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YAKIMA, Wash -- The man suspected of killing 40 year old David Duarte has been arrested.

Yakima Police and the SWAT team arrested a 24 year old suspect at a duplex in the 600 block of West Logan Avenue at around 3:30 PM.

The suspect and another person inside the duplex surrendered after about 30 minutes of negotiation.

The 24 year old was taken into custody. The second adult was held for questioning.

Police say Duarte was shot to death just before midnight on Saturday, March 6th. Duarte was in a vehicle with his 16 year old nephew. The nephew was driving near 16th Avenue and Spokane Street.

The shooting marks the 6th death in Yakima County this year; the 4th in the city of Yakima.

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