Stories tagged: officer-involved shooting
Sat., Aug. 27, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago A drunken locomotive engineer and two policemen engaged in a bloody gun duel on the downtown streets — and it all began when a …
Fri., Aug. 19, 2016, 8:05 p.m.
MILWAUKEE – A black man whose death at the hands of police spurred two nights of violence in Milwaukee was shot once in the chest and once in the arm, …
Mon., July 25, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago
Fri., July 22, 2016
Police raided a room in the Spokane Hotel and hit the jackpot.
Thu., July 7, 2016, 2:24 p.m.
When Spokane NAACP president Phillip Tyler watched a video of Baton Rouge police officers fatally shooting Alton Sterling, he knew he had to say something. Tyler, a former deputy with …
Tue., June 21, 2016, 1:06 p.m.
Three Pasco police officers who shot and killed Antonio Zambrano-Montes, a 35-year-old Mexican national in February 2015, will not face charges of federal civil rights violations, the U.S. Attorney’s office …
Tue., June 21, 2016, 12:52 p.m.
The Spokane County Prosecutor has ruled a fatal officer involved shooting near the House of Charity on April 28 justified.
Wed., June 1, 2016, 3:58 p.m.
Spokane police officers were justified in shooting Jason M. Smith in his father’s Hillyard driveway in October, the Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office has ruled.
Wed., May 11, 2016, 5:50 p.m.
The Spokane Police Department has released the names of the officers involved in a shooting at the West Wynn Motel on Sunset Boulevard on May 2.
Tue., May 10, 2016, 5:04 p.m.
The Spokane Police Department has identified the four officers involved in a shooting in front of Zola at 22 W. Main in downtown Spokane on May 1.
Fri., May 6, 2016, 3:45 p.m.
Thu., May 5, 2016, 5:55 p.m.
The Spokane Police Department has released the names of the three officers involved in the fatal shooting of a homeless man outside the House of Charity on April 28.
Wed., May 4, 2016, 12:31 p.m.
Investigators found a fake handgun near where Aaron D. Johnson was shot by police at the West Wynn Motel on Sunset Boulevard on Monday.
Sun., May 1, 2016, 7:32 a.m.
A Spokane police officer shot a man armed with a machete early Sunday morning in east downtown. The man was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, and no officers …
Fri., April 29, 2016, 12:44 p.m.
A lined sheet of white butcher paper takes up half the wall outside the House of Charity’s chapel. By mid-morning Friday, about a dozen people had written to say goodbye …
Thu., April 28, 2016, 8:09 p.m.
A man is dead at the House of Charity after approaching police with a knife lodged in his body, urging officers to “kill me, kill me,” witnesses said.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 6:41 p.m.
The judge who found Craig Burton guilty of three counts of assault for his role in an officer-involved shooting said Burton’s mandatory 10-year prison sentence will serve no purpose and …
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 11:14 a.m.
Two Spokane police officers who shot and wounded an armed carjacking suspect last November were justified, the Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office announced Tuesday.
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 3:44 p.m.
A suicidal veteran who fired eleven shots during an encounter with police last May was found guilty Thursday of assault. Craig Burton testified during a January trial that he was …
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 2:29 p.m.
The Spokane County Prosecutor has ruled that police officer Nicholas Spolski was justified in shooting suicidal veteran Craig Burton on May 5.
Wed., Jan. 13, 2016, 6:19 p.m.
Spokane police today released body camera, cellphone and surveillance video showing the Nov. 7 shooting of carjacking suspect Tyler J. Randant, 22. Body camera video from Officer Cory Lyons shows …
Thu., Jan. 7, 2016, 6:22 p.m.
The Spokane County Prosecutor has ruled that a Spokane police officer who shot at a fleeing burglary suspect and missed was justified in his actions.
Tue., Dec. 29, 2015, 2:59 p.m.
The woman shot by a Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy Monday has been identified as Tina A.M. Fricke, 21.
Wed., Dec. 23, 2015, 2:21 p.m.
Body camera videos of two SPD officers who fired on 37-year-old Jason M. Smith during a domestic dispute in October show a bloody and chaotic scene. The Police Department released …
Thu., Dec. 3, 2015, 6:12 p.m.
The investigation into a recent officer involved shooting of a domestic violence suspect in Hillyard has been forwarded to the prosecutor’s office for review.
Fri., Nov. 13, 2015, 3:53 p.m.
Witnesses told police that they thought Tyler J. Randant was going to kill them in an incident that ended with two police officers shooting Randant on Nov. 7.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 12, 2015, 1:36 p.m.
Suspect in domestic violence incident, patrol car ramming expected to survive after being shot by Spokane police officers
One man is in the hospital but is expected to survive after three Spokane police officers fired at him following a domestic violence incident.
Fri., Oct. 9, 2015
100 years ago in Spokane: An inmate shot by police in recent escape found to be digging way out of jail
From our archives, 100 years ago jbFred Johnson, the convict the newspapers nicknamed Spokane’s “tiger man,” for his desperate and bloody exploits, was back in the news.
Wed., Sept. 30, 2015
From our archives, 100 years ago Fred Johnson, dangerous desperado, escaped from the Spokane County Courthouse and ran to the Spokane River, where armed officers eventually pulled him, bleeding and …
Tue., Sept. 29, 2015, 3 a.m.
A Spokane police officer won’t face criminal charges for shooting a domestic violence suspect last November.