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Man pleads guilty to north Spokane pot shop shooting

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 5, 2018

A man accused of shooting a north Spokane marijuana store worker in November has pleaded guilty to charges of robbery and assault.

James Jordan, 42, was sentenced in late January to more than 15 years in prison, with another three years community custody. He was accused of holding two employees of Starbuds Cannabis – now Simply Cannabis – at gunpoint on Nov. 21, before shooting a female employee in the arm and fleeing.

Police arrested the man two days later after tracking his getaway vehicle – a U-Haul truck he admittedly stole days earlier – to the 1900 block of East Lincoln Road. Jordan confessed the crime to officers.

Jordan has no prior felony history in Spokane County.

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