BREAKING: Kennewick Police say teenage boy is in stable condition after residential shooting across from Westgate Elementary

KENNEWICK, WA - UPDATE 11:19am 12/01/21 - At approximately 7:26pm, Kennewick Patrol Officers were called to a home in the 400 block of S Conway Pl for a 16-year-old male who was shot.

The teenage boy had an apparent gunshot wound to his lower body. The shooting is believed to have happened outside the home. 

This was not a random attack. It appears the suspect and victim both know each other.  

This is an active investigation and no suspect has been arrested yet.

For more information, please contact to Lieutenant Jason Kiel, Public Information Officer at 509-582-1317 or jason.kiel@ci.kennewick.wa.us.

Original Story:

11/30/21 At around 7:30 pm tonight, Kennewick police responded to the area of Conway Place in Kennewick across the street from Westgate Elementary.

A teenage boy was shot inside a home in the residential area. No suspect has been yet to be named or caught.

Police don’t know if the boy knew the shooter or how many shooters were there.

Kennewick Police Officer Ealy-Thomas confirmed that the teenage boy was taken to the hospital and is now stable.

This is an isolated event but police are still looking for a suspect. This is an ongoing investigation.

This is a developing story, which means information could change. We are working to report timely and accurate information as we get it.