Yakima Co. prosecutors to try teen as adult

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YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) -- Prosecutors have a charged a 16-year-old Yakima teen with first-degree assault in a shooting that left another teenager paralyzed.

The Yakima Herald-Republic reports the severity of the charge means Angel Antonio Gonzalez is being tried as an adult.

Authorities say that Gonzalez shot 18-year-old Jose Meza in the early hours of July 6 in Wapato. The motive remains unclear.

Gonzalez is being held on a $1 million bail.

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Information from: Yakima Herald-Republic, http://www.yakimaherald.com