SPD Responds To Multiple Shootings Monday Night

Lt. Terry Preuninger


Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at 8:42 a.m.


SPD Patrol responds to five-reported shootings on Monday night in just under two hours.  One of the incidents resulted in a female being shot multiple times.

Around 10:37 PM SPD received multiple calls of “shots being fired” in the area of Dalton and Helena.  When police arrived, the involved parties had fled.  An uninvolved parked car was struck with gunfire and other evidence of the shooting was recovered.  No victims were located, the investigation is ongoing.

SPD #2022-20073313 

At 11:13 PM a second shooting was reported in the 1900 block of W. Knox, multiple callers reported hearing gunfire.  When SPD arrived the suspect/s were gone.   An unoccupied parked vehicle was shot multiple times and further evidence was recovered of over a dozen shots being fired.   No people were hit, the investigation is ongoing. 

SPD #2022-20073322 

Then at 11:40 PM SPD received reports of a shot being fired in the 1300 block of E. Sanson.  Officers responded but found no evidence of a shooting.

SPD #2022-20073327 

A few minutes later at 11:58 PM a caller reported someone had been shot in the 1600 block of E. Dalton.  SPD Officers responded and located a female with multiple gunshot wounds.  At this early part of the investigation, it appears a shooter/s walked up to the home and fired approximately twenty rounds inside.  There were multiple small children including an infant and numerous adults in the home at the time of the shooting.  An adult female (already mentioned) was the only person struck with gunfire, she was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.  The investigation is continuing.

SPD #2022-20073331 

At 12:18 AM a fifth shooting was reported in the 1300 block of W. Alice where five to six gunshots were reported, SPD patrol officers responded, no evidence of a shooting was located.

All of these incidents, and any connectivity between them are currently being investigated by SPD Patrol.   If anyone has any information regarding any of these incidents, please call crime check at 509 456 2233. 



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