Prosecutor: No charges filed in Sunnyside homicide due to ‘insufficient’ evidence
SUNNYSIDE, Wash. — Yakima County Prosecuting Attorney Joseph Brusic has declined to file charges against the suspect in the killing of 27-year-old Angel Anthony Faz earlier this month in Sunnyside due to “insufficient evidence.”
Faz was fatally shot Jan. 7 at a mobile home park off of Yakima Valley Highway in what police said may have been a gang-related shooting. Police arrested a 26-year-old man in connection with the killing.
“Without more evidence, especially identification of the shooter and/or accomplice liability in some form, we cannot make a case that would have a reasonable chance of getting to a jury for their deliberation,” Brusic said in a letter sent to the Sunnyside Police Department.
Brusic said charges could be filed in the future if additional evidence was found to support the charges.
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