Major Crimes Detectives Investigate Fatal Shooting
Major Crimes Detectives remained at the fatal shooting scene throughout the night and morning as they continued their homicide investigation. This remains an active investigation, and no arrests have been made.
The name of the adult male victim will be released by the Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office, along with the official cause and manner of death, when appropriate.
At this time, it is unknown if this shooting has any connection/relationship to the shooting being investigated by the Spokane Police Department.
On February 8, 2023, at approximately 8:40 pm, Spokane Valley Deputies responded to the report of a shooting at a residence in the 4300 block of E. 2nd Avenue. The caller reported she was told that a shooting had occurred two hours prior, and someone was dead inside the home.
Arriving Deputies had to force entry into the home and found an adult male lying on the living room floor. The residence was searched for other occupants, but no one else was found. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene by medical personnel. Three people were contacted at the property and released without charges after being interviewed.
The property was secured, and Major Crimes Detectives and Spokane County Sheriff’s Forensic personnel responded to conduct interviews, document the scene, and collect evidence.
Initial information indicates the victim did not live at the location but is known to the residents.
This remains an active investigation, and there is no further information to be released at this time.
Anyone with information regarding this incident and has not already been contacted by Deputies/ Detectives is urged to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233, reference #10018845.