Spokane Police Investigate Shooting Incident

Police searching for suspects

Monique Cotton, Director of Communication and Public Information, 509.363.8285


Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 10:26 p.m.


UPDATE 4/22

10:02 a.m.

Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives continue to investigate last night’s shooting incident. Detectives do not believe the shooting was a random attack. Detectives are following up on leads and continue to work to identify and locate the two suspects believe to be involved. Investigation into this incident is ongoing.

Spokane Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred tonight on the lower south hill. A man walked into a convenience store and indicated he had been shot by two suspects. SPD officers are searching for the suspects. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Check at 456.2233.

Tonight, April 21, 2015, at approximately 8:30 pm, Spokane Police responded to a convenience store located in the 1300 block of S. Grand Blvd. on a report of a shooting. A man came into the store and indicated he had just been shot. Officers arrived within minutes and located the male with a gunshot wound to his shoulder. The man was transported to the hospital with what appears to be non-life-threatening injuries.

The victim indicated he had come in contact with two black males near the convenience store. He said the men demanded money and then shot him. The victim then went to the convenience store for help.

Officers have initiated a K-9 track and are searching the area for the suspects.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Crime Check at 456-2233.

Investigation into this incident is ongoing.



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