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Kennewick Police Arrest 37-Year-Old Kennewick Man after Saturday Morning Shooting

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KENNEWICK, WA - Kennewick Police have arrested Tommy Avis, 37 as the suspect in Saturday morning's shooting.

Avis was booked in the Benton County Jail on charges of assault 1st degree. The associated vehicle, Nissan Versa, has also been located and no longer being sought.

Tommy Avis is an associate of Derrick Cady, both from Kennewick.

The two were arguing possibly over property. They both have previous arrest records. Avis confronted Cady Saturday morning and reportedly shot Cady at least once in the leg.

Avis left the scene in a 2014 Nissan Versa, which was a rental vehicle. Several people were in the vehicle as it drove off.

Kennewick Police's Department's Criminal Apprehension Team found the Nissan later located with nobody inside.

Sunday morning Kennewick Police Patrol Officers found and arrested Avis.

Cady remains at Harbor View Medical Center in Seattle.

The Kennewick Police Department is still looking for Michael Eugene Land, 24 who is a white male.

He is a suspected accomplice to the shooting. Additionally wanted for questioning is Genesis Marie Garza, 28. She's a Hispanic female. Garza currently has outstanding unrelated warrants for her arrest.

From the time of this incident the Kennewick Police Department devoted resources from both our Detective and Patrol divisions.

Police said in a release "We actively investigated and sought the arrest of the suspect, ensuring our commitment to the safety of our community."

As a direct result of this incident the following people were arrested and booked into jail on unrelated charges. Cathy Pamela Kelly, 44 year old female, Russell Allen Hawkinson, 25 year old male and Samuel James Crosland, 32 year old male

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