Man Charged In Seattle Area Movie Theater Murder

BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) – An 18-year-old Renton man has been charged with second-degree murder for the shooting at a Bellevue theater on July 7.

Carlos Anthony Espinoza is accused of firing a sawed-off shotgun into the chest of a Bellevue teen.

Espinoza was arrested at his home, where police found a hacksaw and the shotgun’s sawed-off barrel along with shotgun shells that matched shells found in his car and at the shooting scene.

Police recovered a 12-gauge shotgun on the back seat of his vehicle.

Espinoza was also charged with unlawful possession of a short-barreled shotgun.

Records show he remains jailed in lieu of $2 million bail.

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