Murder investigation underway in Kennewick; police surround motel

Kennewick shooting

KENNEWICK, Wash. — A 21-year-old man is dead after a shooting in a Kennewick parking lot.

On Saturday around 6 p.m., a 911 call came in for multiple shots fired in a parking lot near Bruneau Place and Dennis Street.

Officers rushed to the area and found Patrick Steven Romero’s lifeless body. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Multiple suspects took off near the Econolodge  near Highway 395 and Clearwater Avenue. Officers had the motel surrounded for about an hour.

Police determined the suspects were not in the motel and the shelter in place has been lifted.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

BREAKING: A 21-year-old man was fatally shot in Kennewick near 395 and W Clearwater. Police are providing an update.

Posted by KAPP-KVEW Local News on Saturday, February 22, 2020