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City of Yakima’s settlement in officer-involved shooting puts focus on citizen committees

Despite accepting a $500,000 settlement, the sister of a man shot and killed by a Yakima police officer in 2014 is disappointed the city of Yakima continues to not allow …

Officials ID man who died after officer-involved shooting

Authorities in southwestern Idaho have identified a 27-year-old man who died after an officer-involved shooting.

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 10:48 p.m.

Training pays off for Safeway employee held at gunpoint Tuesday

An armed robbery suspect shot and killed by Spokane police officers Tuesday morning has been identified.

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 9:02 p.m.

Wanted man shot by Yakima police in third officer-involved shooting in 24-hour span

An officer-involved shooting early Wednesday morning ended with a man wanted by police being flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with injuries that were not life-threatening.

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 8:16 p.m.

Spokane Police officer’s use of force justified in September shooting

Spokane police Officer Tucker Seitz was justified in shooting Antonio Davis in September, according to the Spokane County prosecutor’s office. Davis, 25, was shot in the arm after police say …

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 8:18 p.m.

Police identify officers who shot and killed suspect in Hillyard shootout

Officers David Stone and Brent Armstrong shot 59-year-old Jim Danforth after the man opened fire on the two officers in their patrol car,

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, 12:24 a.m.

Man shot, killed after opening fire on Spokane police in Hillyard

Spokane police officers shot and killed a man during a Tuesday night gunfight in Hillyard.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 10:40 p.m.

Deputies cleared in shooting of man armed with knife who allegedly set motel on fire

No criminal charges will be filed against three Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies who in June shot a man accused of setting his Spokane Valley hotel room on fire.

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 5:18 p.m.

Stevens County deputy fires at domestic violence suspect accused of pointing gun at law enforcement

A Stevens County Sheriff’s deputy fired at a domestic violence suspect after he allegedly aimed a handgun toward the deputy and a police officer.

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 4:12 p.m.

Police identify officers who shot and killed a man at Shadle Center Walmart

The Spokane Police Department has released the names of the three officers involved in a shooting that killed a man in the parking lot of the Shadle Center Walmart on …

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 9:54 p.m.

Investigation ongoing after fatal officer-involved shooting in northwest Spokane

A day after a man was killed by police in the Shadle Walmart parking lot, the Spokane Police Department is still mum on the events that led up to the …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 11:09 p.m.

Driver of stolen SUV shot, killed by Spokane police at Shadle Center

Spokane police fatally shot a man Wednesday evening in the parking lot of the Shadle Center Walmart.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 8:20 p.m.

No charges for officers who shot, killed man on South Hill

The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office has elected not to file charges against two officers who shot and killed a man on Spokane’s South Hill in July while responding to a …

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 11:42 p.m.

Deputies shot Craig Johnson after he pointed a gun at them, ISP reports

The Bonner County sheriff’s deputy who shot and killed Priest Lake real estate agent Craig A. Johnson early Tuesday has been identified as Sgt. Shawn Deem, an eight-year veteran of …

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 10:09 p.m.

Coolin man killed by Bonner County deputies accused of waving gun at officer on Sunday night

A Priest Lake real estate agent waved a gun at a Bonner County deputy sent to check on his welfare Sunday night, according to court documents, setting up a fatal …

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 1:17 p.m.

Man killed by Bonner County deputies was a Priest Lake-area real estate agent

A man shot by Bonner County Sheriff’s deputies in Coolin, Idaho, Tuesday has been identified as 50-year-old Craig A. Johnson.

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 8:11 p.m.

Man killed in confrontation with Bonner County deputies in Coolin

A man was shot and died during a Tuesday morning confrontation with Bonner County sheriff’s deputies in the tiny unincorporated town of Coolin on the southern tip of Priest Lake.

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 4:15 p.m.

Second wanted man arrested after Monday police chase, shooting

Police have identified and arrested a man who fled from a car whose driver was shot and wounded by police early Monday.

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 5:07 p.m.

Documents detail early Monday car chase and police shooting in West Central

Antonio Davis, a 25-year-old man who was shot by Spokane Police officers early Monday while attempting to flee after a short vehicle chase, was shot because he started to turn …

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 11:02 p.m.

Man wanted in Nevada shot after fleeing Spokane police

A man was shot by police early Monday morning after a short, high-speed chase ended in a crash on Monroe Street in north Spokane.

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 3:36 p.m.

Columbus officer who shot 13-year-old boy feared gunfight

The white Ohio police officer who fatally shot a black 13-year-old boy after a suspected robbery last year feared a “gun fight” with the teen, who the officer said pulled …

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 9:16 p.m.

Man shot by Spokane Valley deputy after refusing to drop gun, police say

A Spokane Valley sheriff’s deputy shot a man who refused to drop his gun early Monday, Spokane police said in a news release.

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 10:31 p.m.

Spokane police release video of officer-involved shooting

Police released multiple body camera videos Wednesday showing the blockslong chase of Dexter M. Dumarce, who was carrying a knife, before he was shot and killed at Fifth Avenue and …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 10:55 p.m.

Man shot by police at burning Spokane Valley Motel 6 charged with arson

A knife-wielding man who was shot by police after he refused to leave a burning Motel 6 in Spokane Valley in June has made his first appearance in court.

Man shot, killed on boat by officers identified

Authorities have identified a man shot and killed by police early Sunday after he allegedly fired shots toward shore from a sailboat in the waters off Washington.

UPDATED: Mon., July 3, 2017, 8:30 p.m.

Police responding to domestic violence call shoot man in south Spokane

A man was shot and killed early Monday by police officers responding to a domestic violence incident just south of Spokane.

UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017, 10:23 p.m.

Seattle police shooting may show limits of crisis training

Sunday’s fatal shooting of a pregnant mother, who police say was armed with two knives, illustrates the potential limits of crisis intervention training.

UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 7:22 p.m.

Deputies’ identities released in officer-involved shooting at Spokane Valley Motel 6

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of the deputies who shot a knife-wielding man who refused to leave a burning Motel 6 last week.

UPDATED: Tue., June 13, 2017, 8:47 p.m.

Investigators identify man shot by deputies at Spokane Valley Motel 6

The man shot by Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies at a burning Motel 6 last week has been identified as 41-year-old Michael Kruse.