- Associated Press - Friday, December 19, 2014

KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) - Police arrested 50 people this week in a gang sweep across the Tri-Cities, prompted by a wave of recent shootings.

Local, state and federal agencies cooperated in the sweep Tuesday through Thursday and announced results at the Kennewick police station.

The Tri-City Herald reports (https://bit.ly/13l8APe) there were charges or warrants for 62 felonies and 43 misdemeanors.

There have been 10 gang-related shootings in Pasco and Kennewick since March. Three shootings in Pasco since mid-November killed two men and wounded five others.


Information from: Tri-City Herald, https://www.tri-cityherald.com

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