Crime

Bullet found in kitchen after shots heard in Kennewick neighborhood

A Kennewick woman found a bullet on her kitchen floor after gunshots were heard in the area.

Officers responded to the 600 block of Tweedt Street on Dec. 5 after shots were reportedly fired. Police checked the neighborhood and spoke with citizens, but couldn’t find any evidence of a shooting.

A short while later, a woman called police to say she found the bullet in her kitchen, authorities said. Police determined the bullet went through an outside wall, struck a sofa, went through an inner wall and hit the dishwasher.

Investigators checked the street and found two .45-caliber shell casings near the home.

Witnesses reported hearing a vehicle leave the scene, though police do not have a description of the car.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact police at 509-628-0333.

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