Second Suspect Arrested in Connection With Tueday’s Fatal Shooting
Irving Alvarez, 23, has been identified as the second suspect arrested in connection with Tuesday’s fatal shooting in downtown Yakima. Alvarez was taken into custody at a Selah home. He is facing a charge of first degree murder and police say he is a known gang member in the Yakima area. Meanwhile, the other suspect who police say was the shooter. Daniel Perez, Jr., 15, is set for a hearing in county juvenile court later today to determine if he will be charged with murder in adult court. He is being held on a half million dollars bail. Alvarez made his first appearance in court on Thursday. Authorities say the two suspects are responsible for the death of rival gang member, 26-year-old Octavio Rangel.