Four suspected gang members were arrested in Kennewick on Tuesday night in connection with a shooting at Third Avenue and Auburn Street.
The shooting was reported at 6:44 p.m. while the Kennewick Police Gang Unit and Criminal Apprehension Team were working a gang emphasis patrol in the area, police said.
When the report came, officers immediately contacted two suspected gang members at First Avenue and Fruitland Street, and two at Third Avenue and Beech Street.
Witnesses reported the four had been involved in an altercation at Ben Franklin Transit stop at Keewaydin Park that moved across the Kennewick Irrigation District canal bridge to the north.
When they reached Third and Auburn, one of the suspected gang members reportedly shot a handgun at two rivals.
The four then separated and ran in different directions, police said.
The person who fired the shot reportedly threw the gun into a driveway, where police later picked it up.
The police report provided to the Herald on Tuesday was unclear who fired the shot or if anyone was injured.
Police arrested Hugo Enrique Lopez, 18, on suspicion of first-degree assault and rioting. A 15-year-old from Pasco, whose name and sex were not listed in the report, also was arrested on suspicion of first-degree assault and rioting.
Two 17-year-olds from Kennewick, whose names and sexes were not listed in the report, were arrested on suspicion of second-degree assault and rioting.