Man, 18, charged with shooting outside Lakewood gas station

Humberto Martinez-Avila, 18 of Kent, has been charged in connection to a shooting outside a Lakewood gas station. He allegedly shot a 46-year-old man who asked for a cigarette, after asking about his gang.
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Humberto Martinez-Avila, 18 of Kent, has been charged in connection to a shooting outside a Lakewood gas station. He allegedly shot a 46-year-old man who asked for a cigarette, after asking about his gang.

Alexis Krell covers local, state and federal court cases that affect Pierce County. She started covering courts in 2016. Before that she wrote about crime and breaking news for almost four years as The News Tribune’s night reporter.