A Kennewick man shot July 25 by two Benton County Sheriff’s deputies has been moved to a Seattle hospital but is expected to survive.
Robert Bevel, 56, was shot twice during a domestic violence-related call at a Kennewick home.
Deputy Scott Surplus shot Bevel with a bullet in the shoulder and another unnamed deputy wounded him with a non-lethal round, said investigators.
Bevel was taken to Trios Health in Kennewick, then later transferred to Harborview Medical Center.
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Police say Bevel walked out of his trailer about 7 p.m. July 25 armed with a handgun and refused to listen to repeated commands to drop the weapon. Police had responded over the weekend to three calls at the West 26th Avenue home.
The Tri-City Special Investigations Unit of officers from other Tri-City law enforcement agencies is investigate the shooting and other details about the incident were not released Monday.