Criminal Law

A 13-Year-Old Is Arrested in Washington For a Cinco de Mayo Shooting

A 13-year-old central Washington boy is accused of shooting five people during a Cinco de Mayo festival.

The teen is being held at the Yakima County Juvenile Justice Center on suspicion of five counts of first-degree assault in connection with the May 6 incident in Sunnyside, The Yakima Herald-Republic reported. His bail was set at $500,000 bail.

The shooting happened on Friday night of the three-day festival, the rest of which was canceled.

A 35-year-old man was struck in the leg, a 12-year-old boy was hit in the lip and tongue, a 6-year-old girl was hit in the lower leg, and two boys, ages 16 and 14, were shot in the legs, according to an affidavit.

Read the source article at Associated Press News

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