Kennewick police arrest seven people after gang fight

Kennewick police arrest seven people after a gang fight Saturday night on N. Irving Street.

Below is a news release from the Kennewick Police Department:

On Saturday, at 11:14 PM, Kennewick police responded to a report of a possible gang fight in the front yard of 800 N. Irving Street.

It was also reported that multiple vehicles were leaving the area with subjects who were involved.

Officers arrived on scene and were advised that the disturbance was gang related and occurred during a party.

The investigation revealed that during a party at the location, a disturbance occurred that resulted in a large fight.

During the fight, multiple involved parties received lacerations, several of which were significant, requiring medical treatment as knives were used during incident.

Four victims were transported to area hospitals for treatment.

One of the victims was later airlifted to Seattle for advanced medical treatment.

A total of 16 subjects were detained and questioned.

All involved subjects are known gang affiliates or documented previously as gang members.

Seven males were arrested for felony rioting.

Five adult males were booked into Benton County Jail and two juvenile males who were booked into the Juvenile Detention Center.

These are the names of the adults who were arrested:

Javier Calderon Jr.          (Age-20)
Jimmy G. Guzman          (Age-20)
Luis Gomez                   (Age-21)
Richard T. Johnson         (Age-23)
Augestine J. Padilla        (Age-23)

The investigation is ongoing.