One Dead, Three in the Hospital After Kennwick Gang Shootings
On Friday night, July 26th 2019 at about 7:57 PM KPD officers were dispatched to a disturbance with weapons at Eastgate Park, 1110 E 10th Ave in Kennewick.
Upon arrival, officers discovered a deceased individual with a gunshot wound and three additional individuals with gunshot wounds.
All three were transported to area hospitals for their injuries.
From our news partners at nbcrightnow.com:
KPD says this appears to be a gang related shooting and the number of shooters involved is not known. Kennewick Police Department Criminal Investigation Division Detectives have responded and are investigating the incident.
The Washington State Patrol Crime Lab Response team is also responding to assist with processing of the scene.
Detectives are asking the public and any witnesses to contact non-emergency dispatch at 628-0333 with information pertaining to this investigation.
The deceased has been identified as 29-year old Armando Rodriguez-Willis. The other three victim's names were not released pending the ongoing investigation, but all are stabilized and are being treated for non-life threatening injuries.
If someone has information that they would like to provide while remaining confidential, they may call the Crime Stoppers line at 586-TIPS (8477), 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visit www.tricitiescimestoppers.org.