KENNEWICK, Wash.-- A gang fight in Kennewick lands four people in the hospital with stab wounds and seven others behind bars.
Local law enforcement agencies worked together to find the suspects.
Kennewick police report a large gang fight broke out at a party Saturday night on North Irving Street at around 11 pm.
During the fight several people were stabbed.
Multiple vehicles fled the scene after the fight.
Kennewick Police, Benton County Sheriff's and Washington State Patrol worked together to track down those vehicles.
A total of 16 people were taken in for questioning. All of them are gang affiliates or documented gang members.
Seven people were arrested for felony rioting including a 16-year-old and a 17-year-old.
"Units responded to that area for the disturbance. A caller also advised that suspect vehicles had left. With the help of other agencies, were able to locate other suspect vehicles that included suspects and victims," said Ofc. Joe Santoy, Kennewick Police Department.
Four stab wound victims were taken to Kennewick General Hospital and Kadlec Regional Medical Center.
One of the victim's injuries were so severe, he was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:40 AM EDT2013-05-21 06:40:56 GMT
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