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YAKIMA, Wash - Crime Stoppers Yakima County has released a new video reenacting the murder of 18-year-old Mordiece Adams.
Leaders with Crime Stoppers say they need help solving the murder because witnesses aren't cooperating. There has been success with these videos before, according to Dave Purcell, the president of Crime Stopper Yakima County, they've helped capture over 800 felons nationwide.
"I want justice for him, of course that isn't going to bring my son back," says Tammy Masters, Adams' mother.
Adams was a young man family member described as nice and smart. They also say he was getting ready to join the Army.
With strong efforts from the NAACP, leaders with Crime Stoppers Yakima are now hand delivering video copies of the reenactment of the night Adams was killed.
The video explains on February 18th Adams was shot and killed at a house located on 312 North Seventh Street in Yakima around 12:30 A.M. Three men wearing dark colored sweatshirts and bandanas covering their faces approached a house where a party was going on. Adams came to the door and possibly argued with one of the men before he was shot.
Police say Adams did not have a gang affiliation, but the three suspects did. The suspects are described as young hispanic men. Investigators say the shooter is the tallest of the three and stands about six feet tall.
"They went in and even though there was something like 60 people standing around, not a single person seemed to remember anything," says Purcell, in regards to the night of the murder.
If you have any information you can call Crime Stoppers at 529-248-9980 or 1-800-248-9980. Your calls will be anonymous. There is a $10,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the murder.