Police arrest suspect in murder of 14-year-old boy

Police arrest suspect in murder of 14-year-old boy
Courtesy: Yakima Police Department

A man is custody for the suspected murder of 14-year-old Kabin Smith earlier this week.

Violent Offender Task Force members arrested Luiz Barrera, 23, on Friday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. He’s been charged with first-degree murder, according to the Yakima Police Department.

Smith was shot and killed on the sidewalk at the corner of Cornell Avenue and West King Street Monday morning.

The suspect is being processed by detectives and is expected to be booked into Yakima County jail.