BENTON COUNTY, WA. (THECOUNT) — An energetic shooter was reported at a Fred Meyer grocery retailer in Richland, Washington Monday afternoon.
The Fred Meyer retailer is positioned at 101 Wellsian Manner in Richland.
Richland police instructed individuals to remain away from the world.
At the least two colleges within the space are on lockdown.
UPDATE: Should you acknowledge this particular person or have any info on his whereabouts, please name Non- Emergency dispatch at 509-628-0333. pic.twitter.com/AYFSKAJxE5
— Richland PD, WA (@RichlandPolice) February 7, 2022
As of midday native time, the suspect nonetheless had not been positioned, in response to Richland police.
Kennewick Police Division posted footage of the suspect and stated he ought to be thought-about armed and harmful.
White male aged 45-55 final seen in a flannel shirt; fled the scene in a white pickup truck.
Geo fast info: Benton County is a county within the south-central portion of the U.S. state of Washington. As of the 2010 census, its inhabitants was 175,177. The county seat is Prosser, and its largest metropolis is Kennewick. The Columbia River demarcates the county’s north, south, and east boundaries – Wikipedia.