KPD: Man accused of shooting victim in front yard arrested

KPD: Man accused of shooting victim in front yard arrested

KENNEWICK, Wash. — A traffic stop led to the arrest of a 24-year-old man who allegedly shot another man in Kennewick last month.

A detective with the Pasco Police Department Street Crimes Unit pulled over Thomas Rosales at about 3:30 p.m. on Thursday. Rosales tried to run and was arrested after a short foot chase.

He was identified as a suspect in the shooting of 34-year-old Casey Bockman in the 400 block of S. Grant St. in Kennewick on Oct. 23. According to a news release, Bockman confronted Rosales in his front yard and was shot in the leg.

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Bockman was rushed to Trios Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Rosales was taken into custody for multiple warrants, including the shooting, plus additional charges for the traffic stop.

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