Man killed in Kennewick shooting Monday night

Police investigate homicide in Kennewick
Kennewick Police Department

NEW DETAILS: Kennewick gunshot victim was a 22-year-old man who knew his killer


KENNEWICK, Wash. —  Detectives are investigating a homicide in Kennewick after a man was shot and killed Monday night.

Police say they were called around 10:40 p.m. to an apartment in the 1300 block of W 10th Ave after reports of shots fired.

When they arrived, officers found a man who was suffering from a gunshot wound, according to police.

Investigators say the victim was rushed to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Police detained 27-year-old Jawan Osby as part of this investigation. He was interviewed by KPD Detectives and has been booked into the Benton County Jail for suspicion of 2nd degree Manslaughter.

This is an active investigation with a search warrant currently being completed at the scene.

The victim’s name will be released at a later time as next of kin notifications are being made.

If anyone has information about this incident, please call the non-emergency number at 509-628-0333. Anonymous tips can also be provided online at www.kpdtips.com.

This is a breaking news story. An update and/or follow-up will be issued if further details are announced.

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