SIRR Team Update: ongoing investigation; release of suspect name

Deputy involved shooting occurred Jan. 30

Monique Cotton, Director of Communication and Public Information, 509.363.8285

Friday, February 6, 2015 at 3:01 p.m.

The Spokane Investigate Regional Response (SIRR) Team continues to investigate a deputy involved shooting that occurred on the evening of January 30, 2015.


The suspect accused of shooting at law enforcement in the incident, identified as 28-year-old Christopher R. Myers, is in custody on the following charges: 1st Degree Assault (x2) and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm related to the January 30th incident.

Myers is currently hospitalized and under guard by corrections officers from the Spokane County Jail. He will physically be booked into the Spokane County Jail when he is released from the hospital.

More information on the incident can be found in the previous news release.

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