January 1, 1998 in City

Warrants Issued For 2 In Killing North Idaho Men Among Three Suspects In Shotgun Shooting Of Spokane Valley Man

By The Spokesman-Review
 

Arrest warrants were issued Wednesday for two North Idaho men wanted in the shooting death of a Spokane Valley resident.

The Spokane County warrants charge Christopher Gober and Edward Alan Burrows with first-degree murder. Detectives believe the two men took part in the Dec. 23 shotgun slaying of 20-year-old Jeremy Moore.

Moore died instantly when he was shot in the head at close range following an argument with Gober, Burrows and another man, detectives said. The shooting took place in the back bedroom of an apartment at 10101 E. Main in the Valley.

Following the shooting, the three suspects fled in a dark blue car. Detectives found the car abandoned in a field near Post Falls on Tuesday afternoon, Spokane County sheriff’s Capt. Doug Silver said.

Silver said detectives are particularly interested in capturing Gober, who also is wanted in Kootenai County. Authorities there issued a $500,000 warrant for his arrest Tuesday when he failed to show up in court to be sentenced for his part in a drive-by shooting.

“He appears to be more dangerous,” Silver said. “We have no idea where he is. He may be on the run.”

Silver would not say which man is suspected of pulling the trigger. But a witness told detectives it was Gober, according to District Court records.

The 20-year-old man said he saw Gober shoot Moore in the head with a short-barreled shotgun. Burrows was armed with a shotgun and a pistol but did not fire them, the witness told detectives.

Gober, 19, is white, about 6 feet 3 inches tall and 200 pounds. He is also known as Christopher Harriman.

Burrows is 22. He is white about 5 feet 11 inches tall and 200 pounds.

The third suspect has not been identified.

Anyone with information should call Crime Check at 456-2233.

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