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Stories tagged: shooting

Veteran instructor keeps live-fire in hunter education

Jack Dolan, 72, is a veteran hunter education instructor who’s proud to be old-fashioned. “You must get behind the wheel and prove you can drive a vehicle in traffic before …

Grant County shooting suspect arrested in Quincy

Arnoldo Mendoza, 20, has been on the run since Friday, when authorities say he shot 23-year-old Luis Murillo multiple times in the stomach.

No charge in fatal shooting at Spokane motel

A man who fled town after killing another man during a downtown robbery will not face murder charges, prosecutors have decided.

Police searching for shooting suspect in Grant County

The Grant County Sheriff’s Department has identified 20-year-old Arnoldo Cazares Mendoza as a suspect in a shooting that occurred Friday morning near Quincy. The victim was shot multiple times in …

Officials see need to restrict exploding targets on public lands

Careless shooters blamed for starting wildfires have prompted federal land managers and most state agencies to restrict or ban the use of exploding targets on public lands in Idaho, Washington …

UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2013

Arrest made in Othello double homicide

The Adams County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a 31-year-old man in connection with a double homicide in an Othello orchard earlier this week.

UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2013

27-year-old killed in drive-by shooting on N. Atlantic

One man is dead after a drive-by shooting on the 7000 block of N. Atlantic St. in Spokane, according to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.

Cleveland disciplines 12 officers for deadly chase

CLEVELAND — The city fired a police sergeant, demoted two other supervisors and suspended nine more Tuesday for their roles in the chase in which officers fired 137 shots and …

Man who shot car thief could face prison time

Even Gail Gerlach wasn’t sure if he had made the right decision. Minutes after shooting fleeing car thief Brendon Kaluza-Graham, Gerlach told police officers he “was scared and that he …

Two shootings leave two men dead

Spokane police officers tracked a homicide suspect to a Nine Mile Falls home where they shot and killed him early Thursday morning. Police believe the suspect killed a man early …

UPDATED: Sun., May 12, 2013

17 hurt in New Orleans parade shooting

Gunmen opened fire as dozens of people marched in a Mother’s Day second-line parade in New Orleans on Sunday, wounding at least 17 people, police said.

UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2013

Shooting suspect caught in north Spokane

A man accused of killing another at a north Spokane home last week is in Spokane Police custody.

Man shot in alleged domestic dispute

A man was shot in the leg in North Spokane Monday night in what police are calling a domestic dispute.

UPDATED: Mon., May 6, 2013

Arrest warrant issued in Spokane homicide; victim ID’d

Spokane police have issued an arrest warrant for Joshua J. Tillery on a charge of second-degree murder in connection with a homicide Friday night.

Teens charged in shooting near elementary school

A 15-year-old boy and 18-year-old man were arrested on suspicion of shooting out a car window near Whitman Elementary School Monday afternoon.

UPDATED: Tue., April 23, 2013

Police nab Browne’s Addition shooting suspect

Spokane Police officers arrested a man accused of shooting a man in the head at a Browne’s Addition apartment building Tuesday night.

Campus police officer shot to death at MIT

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A police officer for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has been shot and killed at the campus outside of Boston, authorities said early Friday. No arrests had …

One injured in West Central drive-by shooting

One man was shot in the leg Wednesday night after a reported drive-by shooting in the 2200 block of West Broadway Avenue.

Man shot in stomach by known intruder

A man was shot in the stomach after someone he knew burst into his home at 2104 East Heroy Avenue this morning.

Blast and cast all in a day

A spring cast-and-blast trip might spell the ultimate weekend for the all-around sportsman, combining wild turkey hunting with the best time of year to catch trout in the region’s lakes. …

Hunter safety group honors local instructor

Jimmie Parman of Newman Lake was honored last week by Washington hunter education instructors with the Terry Hoffer Memorial Firearms Safety Award honoring the state’s top instructor in 2012. Parman, …

Grandmother detains intruder at gunpoint

Sandra Mize has a motto: “You don’t get do-overs.” That’s why the 63-year-old grandmother of 10 keeps a gun by her bed, a canister of mace in her living room, …

Community divided on shooting of car thief

A poster intended to memorialize “a friend and son” has become a message board for a community divided about whether a Spokane homeowner was justified in killing an unarmed man …

Car thief unarmed when shot, police say

Police say Gail Gerlach, a 56-year-old plumber with no criminal record, shot and killed a car thief Monday morning. No weapons were found in Gerlach’s stolen Chevrolet Suburban or on …

Police ID man who shot car thief; no weapon found

The man who shot a car thief Monday is 56-year-old Gail Gerlach, according to a search warrant filed Wednesday.

Family calls shooting of car thief ‘senseless’

A homeowner shot a car thief in the head, killing him as he drove away in a stolen Chevrolet Suburban on Monday morning. The violence has ignited debate about property …

Alleged car thief shot, dies nearby

Spokane County prosecutors will have to decide whether to file charges against a homeowner who shot and killed a man allegedly stealing his vehicle Monday morning near East Mission Avenue …

UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2013

Man shoots, kills suspected car thief in North Spokane

A homeowner shot and killed a suspected car thief this morning near East Mission Avenue and North Lee Street.

Shots fired into Adams County home injure one

A possible drive-by shooting injured one man in Adams County this morning.

Big Horn Show reels in wide range of outdoor interests

The Big Horn Outdoor Adventure Show is like taking a giant step toward opening day. Plan a fishing trip and check out the new fishing gear. Enroll in hunter education …