Kennewick Police Press Release:

On 10/31/18 at about 1:30 pm the Kennewick Police Department responded to 2932 S Keller Pl, Kennewick, WA for a welfare check. Officers were unable to make contact at the residence at that time. At about 3:00 pm officers returned to the residence after a reporting party entered the residence and found a deceased victim inside the residence. Upon arrival officers entered the residence and located a 35-year-old female and a 37-year-old male deceased from apparent gunshot wounds. The names of the victims are not being released at this time as we are attempting to notify their next of kin. This is an on-going investigation but we are not looking for any additional suspects and the public is not in any danger.

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.

Sources are reporting Benton County property records show the home is owned by Dustin A. G. Altshuler. He is the Pasco High School teacher who was placed on paid administrative leave earlier this week after he was arrested and accused of groping a female cab driver late Saturday night. He was scheduled to appear before a judge Thursday to answer a felony charge of indecent liberties after posting bail Monday night.