Police looking for shooting suspect in Valley Mall killing

Police looking for shooting suspect in Valley Mall killing

UNION GAP, Wash. - Police say they are looking for a suspect who shot and killed a 21-year-old man at the Valley Mall parking lot, Friday night.

The Union Gap Police Department released a photo of 18-year-old Luis Coronado-Vazquez, who is the suspected shooter in this incident.

Police said Vazquez is wanted for 2nd degree murder and is considered armed and dangerous.

Witnesses said the shooting happened during a verbal fight between the suspect and Efren Cervantes Sanchez, according to police reports. Officers responded and found Sanchez with a gunshot wound to the chest.

Reports said the victim was taken to Yakima Regional hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

Surveillance captured video of a vehicle fleeing the scene, described as a red or maroon colored minivan.

Police continue to investigate this shooting.

Anyone with information on Luis Coronado-Vazquez’s whereabouts is asked to contact UGPD detectives at 509-248-0430.

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