YAKIMA — Authorities have confirmed the identity of a 14-year-old boy who was fatally shot at a Washington park.
The Yakima Herald-Republic reported Wednesday that Yakima County Coroner Jim Curtice said Carlos Steven Munguia Barajas died of a single gunshot wound Monday at Virginia Mason Memorial hospital.
Barajas was shot Monday at Wapato Lions Park in Wapato.
Authorities were called to the park around 4:30 p.m. Yakima County sheriff’s detectives say the shooting appears to be gang-related.
The sheriff’s office is investigating the shooting at the request of the Wapato Police Department.