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UPDATED: Fernandez Died from Multiple Gunshots, Says Coroner’s Office

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Officers investigating fatal shooting in Pasco. Officers investigating fatal shooting in Pasco.

UPDATE/PASCO,WA: The Franklin County Coroner's Office found that 22-year-old Lorenzo Fernandez Jr. died of multiple gunshot wounds to this arm and chest region.

Fernandez Jr. was killed late Wednesday night at the Stonegate Apartments in Pasco.

Dan Blasdel with the coroner's office said they are not releasing anymore details about the autopsy report at this time, but that Fernandez Jr.'s death was a homicide.

Pasco police said Fernandez did have a troubled past, but are not linking that to his death on Wednesday.

“His past involvement with law enforcement has not played in with anything that we're following up with at this point and we're just trying to figure out all the pieces that play into this whole shooting and get this whole thing solved,” said Sgt. Jeff Harpster, Pasco Police Department.

Police said there is no threat to the public and that this shooting along with other recent shootings in Pasco have not been random but they are calling them targeted.

PREVIOUS: The Pasco Police Department says Fernandez suffered multiple gunshot wounds and then collided with several vehicles in the parking lot as he drove off. Officers are currently investigating this case as a  homicide.

Police are asking for anyone with information regarding this investigation to call Pasco Police Department at 509-545-3484 or the Franklin County Dispatch Center at 509-545-3510.

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PREVIOUS: The Franklin County Coroner's Office has notified the family of 22-year-old Lorenzo, R. Fernandez Jr. of his passing. An autopsy will be performed on Friday. 

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PREVIOUS/PASCO, WA - Police say a 22-year-old man was shot at the Stonegate Apartment complex  in Pasco off of Road 68 just around midnight Thursday morning.

He was shot while driving an orange Mustang. Officers tried to perform CPR on the man but he died at the scene. 

Police say there were about five shots fired. Witnesses say they saw people running from the scene after the shots were fired and two suspicious vehicles were also seen driving away.

Police closed off part of the Stonegate complex and are searching the area for possible suspects. 
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