14/08/20082008Federal Way, Washington, United StatesWashington (State)1026-year-old Omero Mendez was sitting in his car parked on the Lakota Middle School campus to wait to pick up his girlfriend's son. There, he was confronted by 16-year-old Luis F. Cosgaya-Alvarez and two of his friends who were inside an SUV. Cosgaya-Alvarez flashed gang signs at Mendez, and then shot Mendez once in the head. Mendez later died of his injuries. Cosgaya-Alvarez was arrested a few days later in Seattle and was charged with murder. Cosgaya-Alvarez pleaded guilty to murder and weapon enhancements and was sentenced to 18 years in prison."Teen sought in school shooting captured, charged". KOMO News. August 18, 2008. Retrieved January 28, 2013. |"State Of Washington, Res. V. Luis Cosgaya-alvarez". State of Washington. January 14, 2013. Retrieved January 28, 2013.