WALLA WALLA -- A second suspect has been charged in the slaying of a man who was gunned down in Burbank last month.
The man charged in Superior Court on Monday afternoon with first-degree murder is identified in court documents as Victor "Guajolote" John Doe because officials don't yet know his true last name.
"Guajolote," thought to be in his 20s, also is accused of first-degree rendering criminal assistance.
Walla Walla County sheriff's deputies believe he and a teenager, Luis "Chari" Reyna, fled to California after the Sept. 10 killing of Jose Ramon Hernandez-Solis. Reyna was charged two weeks later with first-degree murder. Warrants have been issued for the suspects' arrests, but they are still at large.
Hernandez-Solis, 37, lived in Pasco, but was shot to death at 524 Basin Drive in Burbank.
Officials said he, "Guajolote" and Reyna were among those attending an early-morning party at the shop that had begun several hours earlier. Two men left the party after seeing Reyna in possession of a gun, according to a Sheriff's Office report filed in court. One of the men told deputies he went outside to lie down in Hernandez-Solis' truck and later was awakened by three gunshots.
From the truck, he allegedly saw Reyna and possibly "Guajolote" run from the shop, get into Reyna's Jeep Grand Cherokee and back down the driveway. Reyna's girlfriend, Narianna "Vanessa" Mendoza Camacho, 17, is also believed to have been in the Jeep, according to the witness, who then went into the shop, saw the victim's body and ultimately left the area on foot.
Camacho has been charged in the Superior Court's Juvenile Department with first-degree rendering criminal assistance and a warrant also has been issued for her arrest.
An autopsy revealed that Hernandez-Solis died after suffering two gunshot wounds -- one to the left side of his neck and one to his left clavicle.
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