Gunshot Misses Kennewick Sleeping Child by Inches
A very scary situation went down in Kennewick this morning, Wednesday, November 25, 2020, around 11:30 a.m. in the 2100 block of N. Steptoe St., as a complaint was phoned in regarding shots fired.
The caller reported hearing three gunshots before something broke in their own bathroom. While on scene, KPD discovered several bullet holes in the residence including one that came within inches of striking a sleeping child. No one, thankfully, was injured in this incident.
A number of citizens captured the fleeing suspect on video and that content has been turned over to the police. This appears to be a targeted incident and the police do not believe there is any threat to the general public at this time. He is still at large. You are encouraged to call (509) 628-0333 if you can assist in this case. (KPD #20-46879)
The suspect, pictured below, appears to be a white or light skinned male, wearing a red and white stocking cap, a black or dark green jacket, baggy blue jeans and black shoes. There have not been any arrests in this case.
Keep reading for the entire press release and here is the KPD Facebook page link.
On 11/25/20 at approximately 11:28 AM, Officers responded to the 2100 block of N Steptoe in Kennewick for a report of a weapons complaint. The caller stated they believed they heard three gunshots and then something broke in their bathroom. Upon arrival, Officer located several bullet holes in the residence. One of the rounds appeared to have come within inches of a sleeping child in the residence. No one was injured during the incident. Several citizens had video of the incident and the suspect felling (sic) the area. The suspect appeared to be a white or light skinned male, wearing a red and white stocking cap, a black or dark green jacket, baggy blue jeans and black shoes. At this time no one has been arrested in this case. It did appear to be a targeted incident and we do not believe there to be any threat to the public at this time. If you have any information on the suspect, please call non-emergency dispatch or the KPD front desk and ask for Detective Sgt Todd. More details will be provided as they become available.