“We are begging for your help:” Family of Kennewick shooting victim pleads for help


Alyssa Moore, 18, was shot and killed on September 22nd, 2022 in Kennewick

KENNEWICK, Wash. — The mother of an 18-year-old who was shot and killed one year ago on Sept. 22, 2021 is pleading with community members to help offer some peace to those who have been unable to properly grieve.

At 3:05 a.m. that morning, Alyssa Moore was shot and killed at apartments near the intersection of S Kent St & W 7th Pl in Kennewick. Although the Kennewick Police Department is still actively investigating the case, no suspects were identified and no one was arrested in connection with the homicide.

Now Alyssa’s mother, Misty Knox, has a heartfelt message for the community:

“My 18-year-old daughter Alyssa Moore was gunned down and killed on 9/22/21 at around 3am outside the Heatherstone and Woodland Park Apartments in Kennewick, WA. There has not been any arrest made as of yet and we as a family are pleading for the public’s help. If you live in or were in the area that night and remember anything unusual, please contact the Kennewick Police Department. Even the smallest detail can help lead detectives in the right direction. If you reside in the area and have any video footage that may help, please reach out. You can do so completely anonymous. Alyssa had so much to offer the world and someone robbed her of her life. We are begging for your help.”

If you have any information, pictures, or surveillance footage that may help with their investigation, Kennewick detectives would like to hear from you. Please contact the non-emergency line at 509-628-0333 and cite Case No. 21-038895.


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