Prosecutor: Use of Force justified in deputy shooting

Sgt. Lydia Taylor, 509.481.8656

Sunday, September 1, 2013 at 8 a.m.

The Spokane County Prosecutors Office has reviewed the case involving Spokane Valley Sheriff's Deputies occurring on Saturday, 6/1/13 at an apartment complex on N. McDonald Rd. and has determined no criminal liability in the case and that the deputy was justified in his use of deadly force.

The incident was investigated by the Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team (SIRR Team) comprised of the Spokane Police Department, the Spokane County Sheriff's Office and the Washington State Patrol. The SIRR Team completed its investigation which was forwarded to the Spokane County Prosecutors Office for review.

View the original SIRR Team news release.

Contact Police

For in progress crimes and emergencies call 911

To report a non-emergent crime contact:

To provide crime activity or suspect information that doesn't require immediate action contact:

For general police email contact:

For nuisance reports, including code violations (i.e. illegal camping, substantial litter in yards or alleys, graffiti, land use violations), parking complaints, and road condition issues contact:

Media Relations Contact

Cpl. Nick Briggs