1 shot and killed during argument in Kent cemetery

Kent police are investigating after a shooting left one person dead following an argument in a cemetery. 

Police were called to the Hillcrest Cemetery on Reiten Road around 5:30 p.m. for reports of a shooting.

When they arrived, they found a man down with gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Witnesses say a fight broke out among a group, which escalated to gunfire. After shots were fired, the group dispersed and fled the area. 

Police have not identified the victim and believe this was not a random shooting. 

If you have any information on the shooting, call 911 or the Kent Police tip line at 253-856-5808. 

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