Pasco Police Officer Shot, Rushed to Hospital
UPDATE: From Pasco Police: Thursday afternoon at about 1:30 Officer Jeremy Jones was shot while making an arrest. Officer Jones is in stable condition and is recovering at a local hospital. He is a 16 year veteran of the Department and is currently assigned to patrol. Devontea Wright, 27, was arrested on his nationwide extraditable arrest warrant for Assault 1st Degree, related to a recent Kennewick shooting. He was booked into the Benton County Jail.The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is handling this investigation.
(Pasco, WA) -- A Pasco Police Officer is in stable condition after being shot while trying to make an arrest. This happened near 12th Ave North and Riverview Drive in a residential neighborhood just before 2:00pm The officer was rushed to the hospital. The suspect is now in custody. Authorities are not releasing any more details at this time. The investigation has been turned over to SIU who will release further information. It's not clear if the suspect was the one police were trying to arrest. Riverview Drive was blocked by police. Several agencies including Pasco, Richland, Kennewick and the Franklin County Sheriff's Office all responded to the scene.
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