Man shot by Kennewick police recovering

KENNEWICK — A man shot by Kennewick police is recovering at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

Police said Dennis Jaymes Skellenger, 26, was shot in the chest Friday when he pulled a gun on three officers who chased him through a neighborhood near Horse Heaven Hills Park.

The Tri-City Herald reported that officers were called after he tried to return merchandise to an auto parts store that were bought earlier with a stolen credit card.

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