Teen injured in shooting near Columbia Square Shopping Center Friday

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KENNEWICK, Wash. — A shooting near the Columbia Square Shopping Center in Kennewick left a teen injured Friday evening, Oct. 28.  

Kennewick Police say reports of gunshots fired in the 1200 block of N. Columbia Center Blvd began coming in shortly after 5:45 p.m. Callers said at least one male had been shot. They also provided details about two suspects.  

Officers arrived to the area, finding a teen with a gunshot wound to his leg. He was taken to the hospital for treatment of the non-life-threatening injury.  

A suspect vehicle was later located in the 1100 block of S. Olympia Place. Police determined the residence the vehicle was registered to.  

Tri-City Regional SWAT assisted and the suspect, identified as 20-year-old Adrian Cole (Garza), exited the home and was taken into custody.  

He has been booked into the Benton County Jail for drive-by shooting.  

Kennewick Police are asking anyone with more information on this incident to contact the non-emergency number of 509-628-0333 or provide an anonymous tip online at www.kpdtips.com