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Man accused of binding and shooting ex-girlfriend arrested in Spokane Valley

Oct. 19, 2017 Updated Thu., Oct. 19, 2017 at 3:38 p.m.

Daniel L. Johnson is wanted for first-degree assault and unlawful imprisonment. (Spokane County Sheriff’s Office / Courtesy photo)
Daniel L. Johnson is wanted for first-degree assault and unlawful imprisonment. (Spokane County Sheriff’s Office / Courtesy photo)

A man suspected of tying up his ex-girlfriend and shooting her in the leg was arrested Thursday in the Spokane Valley, according to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.

Daniel Johnson, 48, was apprehended at 1 p.m. at the 5550 N. Mayhew, according to a news release. He had been on the run since Oct. 9, when he fled from authorities during a traffic stop.

During the search of his vehicle, deputies discovered a video where a woman appeared to be tied up and tortured. Later that night, a woman identifying herself as Johnson’s ex-girlfriend checked herself into Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center with bruises and a gunshot wound to the leg.

Johnson, who has a lengthy criminal history including burglary and car theft, was arrested for first degree assault and first degree kidnapping.

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