Stories tagged: officer-involved shooting
UPDATED: Mon., May 11, 2015, 2:03 p.m.
Armed man wounded by police fired eleven shots
Charging documents say Craig S. Burton, the man shot by a Spokane police officer last week, fired a 40 caliber handgun eleven times as officers approached his home on Ash …
Fri., May 8, 2015
Armed man wounded by police was medic in Army
The man shot and wounded by police in a north Spokane neighborhood late Wednesday night is a former Army combat medic who works at Spokane’s Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center. Craig …
Thu., May 7, 2015, 2:55 p.m.
Man shot by Spokane police identified
The man shot by Spokane police Wednesday night fired a gun several times and yelled “Do it!” before he was shot, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said in a news …
Thu., May 7, 2015, 12:33 a.m.
Police shoot man in northwest Spokane after he fired from backyard
A man believed to be suicidal was shot once by police after the man fired shots from a yard in northwest Spokane late Wednesday, Spokane police Chief Frank Straub said.
Wed., April 1, 2015
Prosecutor: Officer justified in shooting at hospitalized inmate
Spokane County Prosecutor Larry Haskell ruled Tuesday that a Spokane County detention officer was justified in shooting at a fleeing jail inmate inside Deaconess Hospital in July. Detention Officer Sandy …
Sat., Feb. 28, 2015
Police shooting of suspect justified, investigation finds
The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office announced late Friday afternoon that four Spokane Police officers were justified in shooting robbery suspect Stephen C. Corkery outside a north Spokane home last March. …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 27, 2015, 9:19 p.m.
Police shooting of robbery suspect justified, prosecutor says
The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office announced late Friday afternoon that four Spokane Police officers were justified in shooting robbery suspect Stephen C. Corkery outside a home at 1527 W. Grace …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 25, 2015, 8:10 p.m.
Man killed by Pasco police hit “five or six” times
Pasco police fired 17 shots during their fatal encounter with Antonio Zambrano-Montes, according to preliminary autopsy results released during a news conference Wednesday.
Sun., Feb. 1, 2015
Spokane police to investigate chase, shooting
The Spokane Police Department is leading the investigation into the exchange of gunfire Friday night between a man and a county deputy who was chasing him in Spokane Valley. A …
Sat., Jan. 31, 2015, 2:50 p.m.
Spokane Police Department to investigate officer involved shooting
The Spokane Police Department is heading up the investigation into the officer involved shooting involving a Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy at a gas station at Barker Road and Cataldo Friday …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 30, 2015, 11:28 p.m.
Deputy returns fire and shoots man, incident likely captured by officer body camera
A Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy shot a man tonight after the man fired at him, sheriff’s spokesman Deputy Mark Gregory said.
Tue., Jan. 27, 2015
Police justified in Interstate 90 shooting in Post Falls, prosecutor says
All 12 police officers who fired their weapons in a freeway shootout with a heavily armed suspect in Post Falls last summer were justified in their actions, a North Idaho …
Fri., Nov. 14, 2014
Court papers describe nonstop harassment by stalking suspect
A stalking suspect shot by police last weekend remains in the hospital as he recovers from his wounds. Joseph E. Hensz has yet to appear in court on suspicion of …
Mon., Nov. 10, 2014, 2:26 p.m.
Body camera not turned on in officer-involved shooting
One Spokane Police officer involved in the non-fatal shooting of a domestic violence suspect last weekend was wearing a body camera at the scene, but the camera was not turned …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 8, 2014, 10:22 p.m.
Police officer shoots stalking suspect
A Spokane police officer shot a suspected stalker Saturday night following a lengthy car chase in North Spokane.
Mon., Oct. 6, 2014, 11:10 a.m.
Prosecutor: No charges for officers in shooting captured on camera
No criminal charges will be filed against the three Spokane police officers who shot and killed a homicide suspect who returned to his home armed with a replica firearm in …
Wed., Sept. 24, 2014, 8:24 a.m.
Pasco officer kills car theft suspect
PASCO — A car theft suspect who was shot by a police officer in Pasco has died.
Fri., Aug. 29, 2014
Details offered on Valley dog’s shooting death
A Spokane County sheriff’s deputy who fatally shot a Spokane Valley man’s dog on Wednesday said he thought the animal was restrained by an invisible fence. Deputy Ryan Smith killed …
Wed., Aug. 27, 2014, 7:28 p.m.
Spokane Valley officer shoots dog that attacked him
A Spokane Valley officer shot and killed a dog after the dog bit him several times this afternoon outside a Greenacres residence.
Mon., Aug. 18, 2014, 3:08 p.m.
Stevens Co. prosecutor: No charges in officer-involved shooting
A Stevens County detective will not face charges after exchanging gunfire with a man outside a home in Rice, Washington, earlier this year, prosecutors said Monday.
Mon., Aug. 11, 2014, 7:45 a.m.
Vandalism, looting after vigil for Missouri man
FERGUSON, Mo. — A candlelight vigil for an unarmed black man who was fatally shot by a suburban St. Louis police officer was followed by unrest as crowds looted and …
Fri., Aug. 1, 2014, 9:46 a.m.
Prosecutor: No charges in deputy shooting of armed veteran
Prosecutors will not file charges against the six Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies who shot and killed Army veteran Jed Zillmer during an armed confrontation near the Spokane Valley Mall in …
Fri., Aug. 1, 2014, 9:01 a.m.
I-90 shooter indicted on 12 assault charges
The man who engaged police in a shootout on Interstate 90 near Post Falls was indicted by a grand jury on 12 counts of assault with intent to commit murder. …
Fri., July 18, 2014
Woman with knife brought to hospital
A woman shot and killed by Sandpoint police July 8 outside Bonner General Hospital had been brought to the hospital by her husband, who told the emergency staff she was …
Thu., July 17, 2014
I-90 gunman had two rifles
A North Idaho sheriff says a gunman who opened fire on police last month and was shot in return is probably alive thanks to the quick aid provided by officers …
UPDATED: Wed., July 16, 2014, 3:51 p.m.
Man engaged in I-90 gun battle with police had two semi-automatic weapons
An Arizona man injured during a gun battle with North Idaho police on Interstate 90 in June fired first with one of the two semi-automatic weapons in his possession, Bonner …
Wed., July 16, 2014
Coeur d’Alene police chief apologizes to owner of dog shot by officer
Coeur d’Alene’s police chief called the controversial police shooting of a dog inside a parked van last week “a regrettable tragedy” and said the matter is being fully investigated. At …
Tue., July 15, 2014, 3:32 p.m.
Officers, woman shot ID’d in Sandpoint hospital shooting
The Bonner County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday released the names of officers involved in the fatal police shooting outside the Bonner General Hospital on July 8.
Fri., July 11, 2014
Arfee, dog shot by CdA officer, was a Labrador, not a pit bull
The owner of a dog fatally shot by a Coeur d’Alene police officer on Wednesday says the dog wasn’t a “vicious pit bull,” as initially reported by the police department, …
Thu., July 10, 2014, 9:08 p.m.
Robbery suspect shooting investigation turned over to prosecutor
The Washington State Patrol announced late Thursday that the investigation into the officer involved shooting death of Stephen C. Corkery was complete and has been turned over to the Spokane …