Sunnyside police take shooting suspects into custody

This past Saturday, shots were exchanged in the area of East North Avenue and North 16th Street in Sunnyside.

Sunnyside police rushed to the scene just after 7:15 p.m. after receiving a report that individuals walking in the area were involved in an altercation with individuals wearing blue. The suspects in blue were witnessed traveling in a four-door vehicle, and once officers located the vehicle shell casings were found inside of it.

Taken into custody were three juveniles and one adult male, Roberto Valencia, 18, of Sunnyside.

The incident is believed to be gang related and is still under investigation.


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