Sad news as an 18-year-old female was shot and killed this morning in Kennewick. 

Reports from the Kennewick Police Department have police still searching for the suspect.

Here are details from the Kennewick Police Department:

On 9-22-2021 at about 3:05 AM, Kennewick Police Officers responded to the area of W 7th Pl. and S Kent St. for a report of shots being fired. Upon arrival, they located a deceased female who had died of apparent gunshot wounds.
The female has been identified as Alyssa Moore (18).
Detectives are on the scene investigating. The roadway in the area will be closed for several hours as the investigation continues. As school is about to start, please direct children who are walking to school around the area.
School bus traffic is being re-routed to avoid the area. This incident does appear to be a targeted event. There is no immediate threat to the public.
Anyone with information regarding this incident, please call 509-628-0333 or leave a tip at
Kennewick Police are still investigating and still searching for the suspect. If you are in the area of 10th Avenue and Olympia, be aware that there will be a slowdown in the area for the next few hours.
We'll keep you updated on details of the incident as we get them from the Kennewick Police Department.

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