Update: Investigation continues in deputy involved shooting

Monique Cotton, Public Information & Communication Director, 509.363.8285


Thursday, February 13, 2014 at Midnight


Incident Number: 14-044643

The Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team (SIRR Team) continues to investigate the deputy involved shooting that occurred on the night of February 11, 2014.

New information is as follows:

  • Investigators have finished processing the scene (at the intersection of Indiana and Sullivan) and collected evidence at the location.
  • The identity of the deceased individual has been released by the Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office. He is identified as 23-year-old Jedadiah Zillmer.
  • Zillmer was holding one gun at the time of the shooting. Two additional weapons were located on his person. Additionally Zillmer was wearing a ballistic-style vest.
  • Six deputies fired their service weapons during the incident. Multiple other law enforcement officers from various agencies witnessed the incident.
  • Several weapons were visible within Zillmer’s vehicle. A search of the vehicle will be completed in the coming days.
  • Detectives are in the process of interviewing involved deputies and other witnesses.
  • Investigators are asking that anyone who witnessed the incident or has additional information to contact Crime Check at 509.456.2233
  • The Spokane Police Department is the managing agency in this incident. All future communications on this incident will be sent out via the SIRR Team.
  • The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office will release the names of the deputies involved in this incident.
  • Once the SIRR Team investigation is complete the case will be forwarded to the Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office for review.


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