Another juvenile arrested in Kennewick murder investigation

The juvenile is accused in the killing of Julian Chavez, 19. Chavez was killed on October 29 in Kennewick
Julian Chavez Murder
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KENNEWICK, Wash. – Authorities have made another arrest in the murder investigation of a Kennewick man.

The 14-year-old male was arrested Thursday afternoon after a traffic stop was made on the Benton County Cable Bridge. The boy was taken to the Benton-Franklin Juvenile Justice Center and is facing a murder charge.

This is the second arrest law enforcement has made in connection to the killing of Julian Chavez.

Chavez, 19, was shot and killed on October 29 just after 9 p.m.

Authorities were called to the 1100 block of West 5th Avenue after reports of a shooting.

They found Chavez inside a vehicle that had crashed into another vehicle but he was already dead.

A 14-year-old male was also arrested on November 2 and is currently facing a murder charge in this case.

Kennewick investigators said the case is still under investigation.

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