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Coroner identifies 16-year-old who died of gunshot wound to chest

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YAKIMA COUNTY, WA - According to Yakima County Coroner Jack Hawkins, the victim was 16-year-old Elias Juarez, who died from a gunshot wound to the chest.

Sheriff's deputies and Moxee Police responded to a call of shots fired just after two o' clock yesterday on Chappel Lane, which is in unincorporated Yakima County.

They found the 16-year-old unresponsive, with no detectable pulse. Officers did try to revive him, including doing CPR, but it was too late.

Deputies are now asking that anyone with information about Juarez or the shooting to call the Sheriff's Office at 574-2500.

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YAKIMA COUNTY, WA - The Yakima County Sheriff's Office and Moxee Police are investigating a shooting that left a 16-year-old boy dead. Deputies responded to reports of shots being fired on the 500 Block of Chappel Lane in unincorporated Yakima County around 2:00 Tuesday afternoon.

When they got there they found a teen unresponsive, not breathing, and had no pulse. Officers tried using a defibrillator and doing CPR. East Valley Fire also responded to help but the teen died of his injuries.

An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday morning to determine his cause of death. 

Anyone with information should call YSO at (509) 574-2500.

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