UPDATE: Major Crimes Investigating Homicide on Spokane's South Hill

Ofc. Teresa Fuller


Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 8:42 a.m.


Spokane Police Major Crimes Detectives are investigating a homicide on Spokane’s South Hill. The victim in last night’s shooting succumbed to his wounds at an area hospital. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.

After responding to the report of an erratic driver and finding the victim with gunshot wounds (see below release from earlier), investigators were able to backtrack to the scene of the shooting at a house located in the 3300 block of east 29th. Detectives believe the victim was parked in the driveway of the home when he was shot, then drove to the location where he was originally found by officers. Investigators have finished processing the scene at the home and have taken the victim’s vehicle to be processed for evidence.

Investigators have been working all night to piece together the details of this homicide and are asking for anyone who has information on it to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.

Original release:

Spokane Police Investigating Shooting Incident on Spokane’s South Hill

On 07-26-16 shortly after 10PM, SPD received call in the area of Rockwood Blvd and Southeast Blvd regarding a vehicle driving erratically. Officers arrived on scene approximately five minutes after being dispatched, and discovered an adult male with an apparent gunshot wound. Officers immediately began first aid, which was taken over by Spokane Fire and AMR ambulance crews. The victim was taken to an area hospital with life threatening injuries.

Right now Spokane Police Major Crimes Unit (MCU) detectives are processing the scene, and Officers are canvassing the area for potential witnesses to the incident. Southeast Blvd from Perry to Rockwood Blvd is closed and the closure is anticipated to last for several hours.

The Spokane Police is asking anyone that may have seen or heard suspicious activity in the area of the incident please call crime check at 509-456-2233. At this time there is not believed to be an on-going threat to the community. Additional information regarding this situation will be released by the Major Crimes Unit.



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