Kennewick Shooting Area Very Familiar to Law Enforcement
If you follow the news and Police reports, North Cleveland St. is a familiar area.
Police respond to reports of gunfire
There are some different areas of the Tri-Cities that seem to attract a lot more attention from law enforcement. We've seen some of these change or shift over the years, this is one of them.
Gunfire was reported late Wednesday night in the 1000 block of North Cleveland St., it's a small neighborhood just north of Metaline, across the railroad tracks from Kamiakin, and just east of the Black Rock Coffee shop, and Quizno's on Edison. The block is marked with the red pin in this image.
Witness reported hearing at least 6-7 shots, perhaps more, around 11 PM. Upon arrival, Police found two apartment buildings on the block had been hit, but no word if they were targeted. No word if any shell casings found, which is a common discovery in these kind of situations.
According to city crime data reported at the website neighborhoodscout.com and other sources, this neighborhood is one of several areas of Kennewick deemed most "dangerous" as far as reported crimes go. Click here to see the page. The darkest blue is the highest reported crime area.
So far, no suspects have been identified. Anyone with any information is urged to call (509)-628-0333. All leads can be confidential.
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