Fatal Shooting near Monroe and Augusta

Ofc. John O'Brien, PIO

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 4:31 p.m.

A fatal shooting occurred today just after 2:30 pm on Monroe Street near Augusta Avenue. One male is deceased and the other involved subject is cooperating with Police. The investigation is ongoing.

Yesterday, June 23, 2020, around 2:33 pm, Spokane Police Department (SPD) Officers responded to a report of a shooting in the area of Monroe Street and Augusta Avenue. Witnesses reported two males had been involved in a conflict prior to the shooting.

An SPD Officer arrived on scene and found one male deceased on the sidewalk. The Officer contacted the other male nearby who is cooperating with Police.

Officers secured the scene and began locating witnesses. Major Crimes Detectives arrived to take over the investigation.

SPD believes all parties involved in the incident have been located and there doesn’t appear to be an ongoing threat to the community.

This is preliminary information and no more details are available at this time. If you witnessed the incident, and have not already spoken to law enforcement, please call Crime Check at (509) 456-2233 and reference #2020-20106218.

The name of the deceased will be released by the Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Officer at a later date when appropriate.

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