Major Crimes & Safe Streets Task Force Investigate Shooting on W Sharp

Cpl. Teresa Fuller

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 10:01 a.m.

The Spokane Police Major Crimes Unit along with members of the Spokane Regional Safe Streets Task Force (SRSSTF) are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 2100 block of west Sharp this morning. One male victim was shot sustaining serious injuries. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.

Just after 8:00am this morning, September 13, 2016, Spokane Police responded to the report of a shooting in the 2100 block of west Sharp. Police arrived on scene to find an adult male victim on scene had been shot. He sustained serious injuries and was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Witnesses on scene are currently being interviewed and the scene is being processed. Sharp from Nettleton to Cannon is closed so motorists are asked to use an alternate route. Detectives do not believe there is any risk to the public at this time. They are asking anyone with information on this incident that has not been contacted by police to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.

The Spokane Regional Safe Streets Task Force in comprised of investigators from the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office, Spokane Valley Police Department, Spokane Police Department, Washington State Patrol, Washington State Department of Corrections and the FBI. The SRSSTF is a FBI sponsored task force working to alleviate the criminal activities of gangs, violent criminals and upper level drug traffickers.

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