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March 14, 2009 in City
Photos by JESSE TINSLEY photo

Shonto Pete, the man shot by off-duty Spokane police Officer Jay Olsen, exchanges heated words Friday with Olsen’s attorney after following Olsen and his supporters to the attorney’s office on North Monroe Street. At left is a bailbondsman from a nearby office who had come outside to see what was going on.

Jesse Tinsley photo

Jay Olsen waits in court Friday for the jury’s decision. His acquittal means he will receive back pay for the time he remained on unpaid layoff status from the Spokane Police Department and that his legal bills could be covered by state taxpayers.