November 2, 2009 in City

Man shot by police remains hospitalized

The Spokesman-Review

The man shot by Spokane Valley police Friday remains in stable but serious condition at a local hospital, police said today.

The 27-year-old man had been described as suicidal when officers arrived to his home at 4727 E. Third Ave. about 12:40 p.m, according to the Spokane Police Department.

Witnesses said one officer was armed with a shotgun, the other with a handgun. Both fired their weapons; police haven’t said how many times.

A neighbor said he heard five gunshots and said shots came through a side wall of his house. SPD is investigating.

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