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Teen shot and killed in drive-by shooting near NorthTown Mall identified

UPDATED: Tue., May 4, 2021

The parking lot at NorthTown Mall is pictured March 24, 2020.  (DAN PELLE)
The parking lot at NorthTown Mall is pictured March 24, 2020. (DAN PELLE)

The person who was shot and later died as a result of a drive-by shooting near NorthTown Mall last week has been identified as Kash Amos, 19. 

Amos’ cause of death was a gunshot wound to the head and the manner was listed as homicide by the Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office. 

A juvenile has been arrested in connection to the shooting that took place around 8 p.m. Thursday .

Spokane police officers were dispatched to the shooting reportedly involving two vehicles at Lidgerwood Street and Wellesley Avenue, according to a news release from the department.

Police said they don’t believe the shooting was random but still are investigating the motive and circumstances.

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