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Stories tagged: shooting

‘Senseless’ shooter gets 15 years in prison

For the first three months after he was shot in the head, Shane Reilly would wake up in horror not understanding why his body didn’t move below his nose or …

Three arrested in party shooting

Three suspects have been arrested in connection with a shooting at a house party after detectives used photos from a digital camera to identify witnesses. The alleged shooter, 16-year-old Tarique …

Landers: Even U.S. Army sniper requires hunter education

He’s clearly not a kid anymore. The 24-year-old soldier has been in the service for nearly seven years, survived two tours in Iraq and earned a spot in the U.S. …

DNA from fake beard links man to shooting

After nearly two decades, Spokane sheriff’s detectives solved a case that had long gone cold: the shooting death of a Spokane Valley business owner that shocked the community. Detectives Lyle …

Idaho trooper interviewed about fatal shooting

An Idaho State Patrol officer was interviewed last week about an officer-involved shooting that took place a month before, according to the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Department, which is overseeing the …

One hospitalized, one arrested in shooting

A Spokane man was on life support at a local hospital Saturday night after being shot in the head early in the morning. Police arrested Robert D. Startin, 27, and …

2 U.S. airmen killed, 2 injured in Germany shooting

The U.S. Air Force says two of its airmen have been killed and two wounded in a shooting outside Frankfurt airport.

On-scene shooting investigation concludes

The Spokane Investigative Response Team completed its on-scene investigation into Sunday’s officer involved shooting, the response team said Monday.

Spokane man killed by police

A man reportedly armed with a knife was shot to death by police in northwest Spokane early Sunday. Spokane police officers were dispatched to the home at 5726 N. Elgin …

‘Shoot’ remark was unnerving

Tucson isn’t that far from Spokane. News that a shooter killed six people and gravely wounded an Arizona congresswoman last Saturday surely must have filtered into every nook and cranny …

Sportsmen offer suggestions for mitigating budget woes

Sportsmen are important in ways that elude much of society, but not the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife director. Hunters and anglers boost city and rural economies. They champion …

Dispute over cat messes leads to gunfire

A north Spokane man is facing an attempted murder charge after an argument over feline cleanliness led to gunfire that sent a roommate to the hospital, authorities said.

2010 Outstanding in their field

Andrew Graham is goose-calling ace, Alexander Martin canoes across the USA, Kim Thorburn is named Fish & Wildlife volunteer of the year…

Outstanding in their field

Andrew Graham, 15, a freshman at Cheney High School, traveled to Easton, Md., in November and stepped onto the elite stage of waterfowl communication. He honked away most of the …

Woman shot, killed in North Side home

A woman was shot to death Sunday at a home in the 800 block of East Augusta Avenue in what police said appeared to be a case of domestic violence. …

Carjacking assailant gets 160-month term

Unable to complete sentences between tears, 56-year-old Donald Young explained how being shot in a botched carjacking last year “messed up” his life. The man responsible, Joseph P. Ellery, 31, …

Shooter in failed carjacking gets more than 13 years

Unable to complete sentences between tears, 56-year-old Donald Young explained how being shot in a botched carjacking last year “messed up” his life. Joseph P. Ellery, 31, pleaded guilty Tuesday …

Suspect dead, officer wounded in Idaho shooting

Idaho County officials say a 47-year-old man wanted in Colorado is dead and a deputy sheriff was injured during a shootout in Riggins.

Man fatally shot identified

A man shot and killed by his brother near Elk on Saturday has been identified as David A. Ruthruff, 41.

Sheriff’s Office says man shot brother

A fatal shooting Saturday night is being called an apparent act of self-defense.

Valley man shot, killed in police confrontation

A Spokane Valley man is dead after a confrontation with police Sunday night.

Police identify suspect in shooting

Police are searching for Albert J. Reeves III, 19, in connection with a shooting in which a man was shot in both legs on Oct. 5.

Police release photos of suspected gunman

New surveillance photos show a suspect in an Oct. 5 shooting entering a convenience store in a wheelchair before the incident, which injured a teenager in both legs. Spokane police …

Men sought after teen shot

A 19-year-old man was shot in both legs early Tuesday, and Spokane police said they are searching for two men who were involved in the incident.

Spokane teen shot in both legs

A 19-year-old man was shot in both legs early Tuesday, and Spokane police said they are searching for two men who were involved in the incident.

Harvey convicted, faces 45-year sentence

A Spokane man faces a minimum of 45 years in prison after a jury convicted him today of two counts of murder that followed a dispute over a car swap.

Man faces life sentence with ‘third strike’ over drive-by shooting

A Spokane man faces life in prison under the state’s “three-strikes” law after a jury convicted him in connection with a July 2009 shooting that injured two women. Jurors were …

Creach drawing gun when shot, police say

Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy Brian Hirzel said he ordered Pastor Wayne Scott Creach to drop his gun multiple times, struck the 74-year-old man in the leg with a police baton …

Deputy says he struck pastor with baton

The deputy who shot and killed a Spokane Valley pastor Aug. 25 told investigators that he used a baton on Wayne Scott Creach, and repeatedly ordered him to drop his …

Family seeks answers in security guard’s death

Eight years ago, Bassam Al Hayek left a little town near Bethlehem to start a new life away from the political and religious crossfire. He and his wife settled in …