Crime

Luis Hugo Barragan, 2004 murder

Kennewick police and Tri-Cities Crime Stoppers are searching for a 20-year-old wanted for murder in a 2004 shooting and is suspected of being back in the area.

Luis Hugo Barragan is charged with first-degree murder for the June 7, 2004, death of Gonzalo Magana at the corner of Fifth Avenue and South Rainier Street in Kennewick.

Barragan fled the area after the shooting, but there have been reported sightings of him within the past couple of weeks, police said.

In 2004, Barragan was 5-foot-6, 140 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

His last known address was not known, but he had family living in Kennewick.

Tri-Cities Crime Stoppers pays a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information that results in a felony arrest.

Anyone with information about Barragan's whereabouts can call 586-8477 or visit www.tricitiescrimestoppers.org. Tips also can be sent by text message by writing "Text TIP 411" plus the message to CRIMES (274637).

All calls to Crime Stoppers are confidential.

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