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Stories tagged: shooting

UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019

6 suspects, including gunman, arrested in David Ortiz shooting

An alleged gunman and five accomplices have been detained in the shooting of former Red Sox superstar David Ortiz, Dominican officials said while providing no information about why a group …

Cop who shot 911 caller sentenced to 12 1/2 years in prison

A former Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an unarmed woman who had called 911 apologized to the woman’s family Friday for “taking the life of a perfect person,” …

UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019

Purse snatching on South Hill turns into civilian car chase and shooting; no injurues

Detectives are investigating a purse-snatching that turned into a suspected shooting Wednesday. No one was hurt and deputies are searching for the suspects.

Agents shoot, kill man at California-Mexico border crossing

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents fatally shot a motorist who refused to stop at California’s border with Mexico.

UPDATED: Mon., June 3, 2019

Fund for family of victim in last week’s fatal shooting near Orchard Prairie raises more than $29,000

Benjamin Grosser, a 29-year-old father of two, was shot and killed by his neighbor David Cholewinski, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office reported.

UPDATED: Mon., June 3, 2019

Official: Gunman’s resignation email had no sign of shooting

The resignation email the gunman sent hours before the shooting at a municipal building was brief, unremarkable and didn’t contain anything that foreshadowed the bloody rampage to come, a city …

UPDATED: Fri., May 31, 2019

12 people killed in shooting at Virginia Beach municipal center; suspect dead

A longtime city employee opened fire in a municipal building in Virginia Beach, Virginia, on Friday, killing 12 people on three floors and sending terrified co-workers scrambling for cover before …

UPDATED: Fri., May 31, 2019

Investigators: Shooter had road rage, referenced victim’s workers as ‘likely illegals”

A shooting near Orchard Prairie that left one man dead and another in critical condition was an attempted murder-suicide, deputies said Friday.

UPDATED: Fri., May 31, 2019

Dispute between neighbors leads to shooting with one dead, one critically injured in north Spokane

Major crimes detectives are investigating a shooting in north Spokane that left one dead and another person with life-threatening injuries. Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call about the …

UPDATED: Tue., May 28, 2019

Prosecutor says two Spokane officers were justified in fatal January shooting

The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office says two Spokane police officers were justified when they shot and killed a 46-year-old man who approached them while holding two knives.

UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019

Police: East Central shooting victim crawled through window, was discovered by residents who’d never met him

Spokane police say a pair of East Central residents, whose apartment complex last month was the location of a deadly shooting, found Monday’s shooting victim bleeding from multiple bullet wounds …

UPDATED: Mon., May 20, 2019

Second person in less than a month shot at Fifth and Fiske

Less than a month after a man was shot and killed near Fifth Avenue and Fiske Street, another man was shot and seriously injured at the same complex.

UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019

Texas officer shoots and kills woman after stun-gun struggle

A Texas police officer shot and killed a woman who police say grabbed his Taser and used it on him, moments after she seemed to say “I’m pregnant” in an …

100 years ago in Spokane: Urban farmers with cows squeezed by new Washington law

Owners of dairy cows in cities were learning of a recently-passed state law that created significant obstacles for them to continue selling milk.

UPDATED: Fri., May 10, 2019

Seattle shooting leaves 1 dead, 2 injured

One person died and two others were injured in a Friday shooting in Seattle, authorities said.

Car prowler fires gun at person trying to catch him

A car prowler fired a shot at a man chasing him Wednesday afternoon in north Spokane.

UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019

Sheriff’s office releases name of deputy who shot homeless man

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office identified a deputy who shot and killed a homeless man May 4 during a confrontation in Spokane Valley.

Fatal shooting in East Central was a gunfight, not drive-by shooting, court records say

Spokane police say the 35-year-old victim in the April 28 fatal East Central shooting exchanged rounds of gunfire with unidentified shooter before collapsing near a porch.

Synagogue got US security grant before attack

A gunman fired his semi-automatic rifle at Jewish worshippers after walking through a Southern California synagogue’s open front door, a spot that synagogue leaders determined last year needed improved security. …

UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019

Questions swirl around Sunday’s fatal drive-by shooting

The Spokane County Medical Examiner has confirmed the identity of a man killed Sunday night in a drive-by shooting in East Central as Jason Allison, 35, who died from multiple …

UPDATED: Tue., April 30, 2019

North Carolina campus shooting leaves 2 dead, 4 injured

Two people have been killed and four others injured in a shooting on a North Carolina university campus

‘It’s up to us to increase light’: Spokane rabbi urges kindness following California shooting

In the aftermath of the shooting at a Southern California synagogue on Saturday, a local rabbi cautioned against growing accustomed to acts of violence and hate.

UPDATED: Mon., April 29, 2019

Man killed in drive-by shooting in Spokane’s East Central neighborhood

Spokane police are investigating a fatal drive-by shooting that erupted Sunday evening in Spokane’s East Central neighborhood.

UPDATED: Mon., April 29, 2019

Jewish community will ‘stand tall’ after synagogue shooting

The parents of a 19-year-old college student suspected of attacking a Southern California synagogue said Monday that they are shocked and saddened that “he is now part of the history …

Non-life threatening wounds for 3 kids in Oklahoma shooting

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said Saturday that injuries suffered by three children when Oklahoma police fired at a robbery suspect in a pickup truck are non-life threatening

UPDATED: Thu., April 25, 2019

Police investigate Monday shooting on Interstate 90 that stemmed from drug deal

Spokane Police Department detectives are investigating a drive-by shooting early Monday on I-90 that sent one man to the hospital.

UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019

FBI says woman who threatened Columbine was ‘infatuated’ with the shooting. She’s still at large.

Police identified the suspect as 18-year-old Sol Pais, who they said traveled to Colorado and threatened the schools. They described her as “armed” and “extremely dangerous” and said she was …

UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019

Police investigate possible rubber bullet shooting on the lower South Hill

A man was shot with what police are describing as a rubber projectile after a fight broke out at a lower South Hill apartment complex early Tuesday morning.

UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019

North Idaho man recovering in hospital after reportedly being shot in the face during domestic dispute

A north Idaho man is recovering in the hospital after Shoshone County Sheriff’s deputies say he was shot in the face during a domestic violence incident.