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A gang related shooting in East Wenatchee back on June 5th 2021, has a Wenatchee teen being charged as an adult for his role in shooting into an SUV on 9th St NE and North Baker Ave that injured a passenger with a gunshot wound to the leg. Angel Eduardo Montes, who was 16 at the time of the shooting, was initially charged with first degree assault with a firearm, first degree robbery and second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm. Just last week, now 18-year-old Montes pleaded guilty to complicity to second-degree robbery, complicity to third-degree assault, criminal gang intimidation, and attempts to render criminal assistance in the first-degree to a Class A felony. He was sentenced to 17 months of prison time and 18 months of community custody and prohibited from meeting with any known gang members.

Montes was accompanied by five other adults, which include Jorge Reyes, Armando Valdez Godina, Juan Arturo Bolaños, Justino Omar Brito, and Gustavo Piña Gaona, who have all been arrested and or sentenced to prison time for their role in the incident.

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