Sgt. Terry Preuninger, PIO
Monday, June 15, 2020 at 11:36 a.m.
Spokane Police Respond to a shooting with a victim on Division near the Interstate 90 Overpass. At this time, there is no suspect information and no indication that this was a random act.
Saturday, June 13 at about 2:40 AM Spokane Police Officers responded to a shooting with a victim on Division between 3rd and 4th Avenue. An employee at a local restaurant near the scene reported hearing a gunshot. He also stated there had been numerous people in the area where the shot was fired but they quickly scattered.
An SPD K9 handler was the first officer on scene, he located the victim and provided medical care to the male who had suffered a single gunshot wound to the upper abdomen. The victim was stable and transported to a local hospital.
The crime scene was processed, located during the investigation were a single live round of ammunition, a baggie containing a white powder substance and a “military or multipurpose” type shovel.
The victim was “less than cooperative” according to responding officers and did not want to provide information to law enforcement.
SPD incident #2020-20099852
Officer John O'Brien