Isaiah Combs, 19, is charged with first degree murder, robbery, assault and theft. He is currently in the Benton County Jail.
KENNEWICK, Wash. — The Benton County Sheriff’s Office, U.S. Marshals and Richland Police said it was teamwork that helped them make an arrest in a deadly drive-by shooting that killed a Hanford high school graduate.
Isaiah Combs, 19, is charged with first degree murder, robbery, assault and theft. He is currently in the Benton County Jail on over $1 million bond for the charges against him. He pleaded not guilty in the case.
Jatzivy Sarabia, 18, died October 15 in the shooting. Authorities claimed Sarabia was a passenger in a vehicle that was in the intersection of WA-397 and East 3rd Avenue. Authorities also claimed it was Combs who opened fire on the vehicle and that no one in the victim’s vehicle shot back.
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Combs was in court Friday afternoon and his next court date is set for November 3.
If convicted, Combs faces 20-40 years in prison.
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