Kennewick Police were called to 2 separate calls of guns being fired in roughly the same neighborhood in East Kennewick over the weekend 


The 1st incident happened late Friday night at 11:22 pm in the vicinity of 4th Avenue and Dennis Street in Kennewick:

Summary of incident: On 9-20-2019 at 11:22 PM, KPD received calls from several people of gunshots being heard in the area of W 4th Ave and S Dennis St. Officers responded to the area and located several shell casings in the street. The investigation determined that there was a disturbance at a nearby residence which resulted in an unknown suspect firing multiple shots, possibly into the air. The suspect vehicles were described as a black passenger vehicle and a tan passenger vehicle. No property damage was located. There was no indication that anyone was injured. This was not a random act. This is an ongoing investigation.

The 2nd incident occurred in the 800 block of 8th Avenue in Kennewick:

Summary of Incident:

On 09/22/2019 Kennewick Police Officers responded to the 500 block of E 8th Ave for a report of gunshots being fired.  Officers arrived and discovered several shell casings in the roadway.  2 houses and 4 vehicles were struck by gunfire and nobody was injured.  The scene is still secure and updates will be forwarded as the case progresses.

If anyone has information on this incident, please call Dispatch at 509.628.0333 or Crimestoppers at 509.586.8477

 No word on whether the incidents are related.

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