Shooting suspect identified as gang member, sex offender

Shooting suspect identified as gang member, sex offender
Fernando Loera

PASCO, Wash. -- Police identified the person suspected of shooting a man at a Pasco mini mart as 21-year-old Fernando Loera.

Officials said Loera is a registered sex offender and known gang member.

The shooting happened Wednesday outside of a mini mart at 10th St. and Lewis.

Police are still searching for Loera and the car he was driving. Anyone with information is asked to call Pasco police.

Authorities have asked for arrest warrants from the Franklin County Prosecutor.