March 3, 2013 in City

In brief: Man shot at location where body found

 

A man was shot late Friday night in an east Spokane home outside of which police said a dead body was found earlier that day.

Jeremy Paul Lambert, 35, suffered a gunshot wound to the chest when a group of men opened fire outside the home Friday night, according to the Spokane Police Department. Lambert was taken to a Spokane hospital, but his wound was not life-threatening, authorities said.

Police say the home at 1607 E. Pacific Ave. is considered a problem residence that has been the subject of emphasis patrols.

On Friday night, a group of men gathered outside a back door of the home and began shooting into the house, striking Lambert, police said.

Earlier that day, a man’s body was found in front of the home. The cause of death has not been determined.

Bullet hits woman near famous market

SEATTLE – A woman was wounded in the arm after being struck by a bullet fired by two men arguing near Pike Place Market in Seattle.

Seattle police said a 23-year-old woman was walking with friends shortly after midnight Saturday when two men pulled out guns during a fight near them. The woman did not suffer life-threatening injuries. Police officers in the area heard the gunshot and rushed to the scene. The woman was taken to Harborview Medical Center.

Witnesses were able to describe the two men and officers tracked them down. Both men, ages 18 and 21, were arrested and booked into King County Jail under investigation of assault, gun and drug charges.

Traffic stop yields 13 pounds of pot

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The Oregon State Police said they found 13 pounds of marijuana in the trunk of a car driven by a Washington state man near Klamath Falls.

Samuel Alcalan, of Yakima, was cited and released. One of his passengers, Mario Serrano-Lopez, of Wapato, Wash., was booked into the Klamath County Jail. Each faces one charge of unlawful possession and distribution of a controlled substance.

State police said a female passenger was released without being arrested or cited.

The three were stopped on U.S. Highway 97 near the north side of Klamath Falls on a traffic violation.


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