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Stories tagged: shooting

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 …

Sheriff says interview with deputy won’t be “friendly”

The Spokane Valley Police officer who fatally shot a pastor and greenhouse owner last week was identified Monday as Deputy Brian Hirzel.

Sheriff vows ‘full and complete’ investigation into shooting

Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich extended condolences today to the family of slain pastor S. Wayne Creach, who was shot to death Wednesday evening by a Spokane Valley Police officer. …

Officer shoots, kills nursery owner, pastor

A Southern Baptist pastor and owner of a Spokane Valley plant nursery was shot and killed by a Spokane Valley police officer late Wednesday, police said.

Slain security guard identified

Spokane Police detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that happened Tuesday night in an alley on East Pacific Avenue near a Pepsi Bottling plant at 4014 E. Sprague Ave.

Police chief hails Hoopfest responders

Two Spokane police officers and three citizens who helped catch men accused in a downtown shooting that injured bystanders during Hoopfest were honored Monday by Chief Anne Kirkpatrick. Detective Stacey …

Shooting suspect arrested; companion, weapon sought

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office deputies have arrested a suspect in a July 30 shooting that left a man with a gunshot wound to the head. Christopher T. Jackson, 24, was …

Defense lawyers claim overkill on Hoopfest charges

Defense attorneys told a judge today that prosecutors don’t have a legal basis for a long list of attempted murder charges levied against three of four men in connection with …

Authorities identify victim of fatal shooting

A 19-year-old Chattaroy man declared dead Tuesday after being accidentally shot last week has been identified as Tom J. Grauberger.

Chattaroy man brain dead after shooting

A 19-year-old Chattaroy man is brain dead from an accidental shooting Saturday afternoon.

Man pleads not guilty to attempted murder

A man charged with shooting another man several times June 3 pleaded not guilty Tuesday and was given a trial date of Aug. 16.

Police investigate shooting in northeast Spokane

A neighborhood dispute turned violent Thursday night, leaving one man in critical condition from a gunshot wound. The victim, who was not identified, was not expected to live, said Officer …

Camper’s gun death appears accidental

A Chewelah, Wash., man died early Sunday after apparently shooting himself in the head accidentally while camping on the North Fork of Chewelah Creek with family and friends. The Stevens …

Shooting on Tubbs Hill

A hiker on Tubbs Hill in Coeur d’Alene called police to report finding the body of a woman on a trail just before 2 p.m. today, said Lt. Rob Turner …

Sultan of Shot falls prey in gunner grudge match

In the 18 years since Winterhawk Ranch Sporting Clays has been in business near Nine Mile Falls, Wash., only one shotgunner has fired a perfect 100-target round. Dan Hoke has …

2 boys sentenced in highway shootings

Two 14-year-old boys were sentenced Monday to 30 days in juvenile detention and three years’ probation for shooting at several vehicles on a state highway near Deary, Idaho.

Field reports: First elk hunt set at Turnbull

HUNTING – For the first time, big-game hunting is scheduled to occur on Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge this fall. Hunters can apply for one bull elk permit and 48 antlerless …

Field reports: Wallowa anglers net record kokanee

FISHING – Northeastern Oregon’s Wallowa Lake is producing state-record kokanee of saltwater proportions. Wan Teece of Enterprise, Ore., caught a 26.25-inch long kokanee weighing 8.23 pounds on March 24.