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Kennewick Police Arrest Richland Boy for Weekend Stabbing

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KENNEWICK, Wash. -- A 16-year-old Richland boy is in juvenile detention after Kennewick Police say he was involved with a stabbing over the weekend.

Officers say the teen was in the area visiting relatives when the stabbing happened.

Police say the 16-year-old victim claims he was playing basketball at Eastgate Park on Saturday when two boys chased him down and stabbed him several times.

The Richland boy is facing first degree assault charges.

Officers say they believe it is gang related.  Police are still searching for the second suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kennewick Police Department.

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