Man with Handgun Found on Kennewick HS Property
(Kennewick, WA) -- Kennewick Police say they're investigating as to why a 27-year-old man was wandering on Kennewick High School property around midnight Sunday, armed with a handgun. The suspect, who has not been identified, was contacted by officers patrolling the area, and Commander Aaron Clem tells Newsradio that when the officers tried talking to the suspect, he fled. After a short foot chase, the suspect was apprehended and he was found with the firearm.
A Laundry List of Charges
Police say the man faces a number of charges:
UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF A FIREARM 2ND DEGREE
POSSESSION OF A STOLEN FIREARM
POSSESSION OF A FIREARM ON SCHOOL PROPERTY
CONCEALED WEAPON WITHOUT A PERMIT
OBSTRUCTION OF A PUBLIC SERVANT
FALSE REPORTING 2NDDEGREE.
He's now in the Benton County Jail