Police seek suspects in Kennewick stabbing

BY THE TRI-CITY HERALDMarch 5, 2013 

Kennewick police are looking for two suspects believed to have stabbed a 16-year-old boy at Eastgate Park.

Police said the boy walked into the Kennewick General Hospital emergency room about 5:30 p.m. Saturday with several stab wounds and said he had been playing basketball when approached by the two "kids" he did not know.

The suspects chased the victim and stabbed him several times.

No one else was hurt, and the victim's injuries were not life-threatening, police said.

The teen is reported to be a gang member and the stabbing is being investigated as a gang-related attack, police said.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Tri-Cities Crime Stoppers at 586-8477 or go to tricitiescrimestoppers.org.

Kennewick man arrested, tied to West Virginia investigation

Kennewick police have arrested Chad M. Renzleman, 32, of Kennewick, in connection with a death investigation in Roane County, W.Va.

The Roane County Sheriff's Office contacted Kennewick police recently and deputies said they believed Renzleman may be involved in a death in their county.

He allegedly sent a controlled substance to a person who died in West Virginia.

Police got a search warrant for Renzleman's home in the 3900 block of West 43rd Avenue and said evidence of drugs was found on Saturday.

Renzleman was arrested on a fugitive warrant from West Virginia, police said.

Moses Lake shooting death ruled a homicide

MOSES LAKE -- The shooting death of a Moses Lake man on Saturday evening has been ruled a homicide, according to Grant County Coroner Craig Morrison.

Steven Lynn Hughes, 60, died from a gunshot wound to his abdomen, the coroner said after an autopsy Monday.

The Grant County Sheriff's Office responded to a call at 9:30 p.m. Saturday at a home in the 7700 block of Clink Road Northeast in Cascade Valley. Hughes was taken to Samaritan Hospital, where he died.

No other information was available Monday.

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