Shooting In East Central

Sgt. Terry Preuninger, PIO

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 12:07 p.m.

Shooting in Spokane’s East Central neighborhood injures two

On 10-05-2020 around 5PM, SPD officers responded to the area of E 5th Ave and S Altamont St regarding a drive-by shooting incident. Multiple callers reported two vehicles were in the area and were possibly exchanging gunfire.

Two injured individuals were contacted by SPD officers at a local hospital. Neither appeared to have life threatening injuries.

Major Crimes Unit detectives responded to the scene, processed evidence, and spoke with involved parties. The Spokane Safe Streets Task Force, (Gang Unit) also responded and is assisting.  The investigation is on-going and at the writing of this release there have not been any arrests.

Anyone with information about the incident that has not spoken with investigators are urged to call crime check at 509-456-2233, reference incident 2020-20175640.

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