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Sunnyside Police Name Suspect In Shooting Death Of 18-Year Old

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SUNNYSIDE--Police release the name of the suspect in the death of an 18-year old in Sunnyside.   Police believe 17-year-old Armando Gonzalez, Jr. was part of a group that shot Eric Vargas to death earlier this week.

Witnesses say a group of kids threw rocks at a car on S. 13th St. on Monday evening.  People in the car then shot at the group, hitting Vargas and another boy several times.  The other boy was treated at Yakima Regional Hospital and released.

Gonzalez, Jr. has been a person of interest since the shooting Monday night, but now police are searching for him as a suspect.

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