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Snowblower dispute leads to gunfire

A man fired two shots at his neighbor during a dispute over a snowblower in Colbert on Thursday, according to the Spokane County Sheriff's Office.

Arnim Roland Olsen, 50, was arrested on a second-degree assault charge after his neighbor in the 19300 block of North Austin Road, William E. Rice, reported the shooting to 911.

Rice said he contacted Olsen at his home regarding the use of his snowblower. They argued about that and about a dog Rice gave Olsen's wife, according to court documents.

Armin pointed a revolver at Rice and fired twice, barely missing his right ear, documents allege.

Deputies say they found a revolver in Olsen's home with four live .22 caliber rounds and two shell casings, which was consistent with Rice's account.

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