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Man Sentenced For Drive-By Shooting

Posted 8/5/2013 11:41 AM by MDGREGORY

On March 7, 2013, the Spokane Violent Crime Gang Enforcement Team arrested 26-year-old Terrance R. Jones for 1st Degree Assault and Drive-by Shooting. On February 21, 2013, Jones was identified as the suspect after an altercation between the occupants of two vehicles culminated in Jones chasing down and firing several shots at the victim. The male victim was struck by gunfire and survived his injuries. The altercation began near the intersection of Broadway and Sullivan in Spokane Valley, and the shooting occurred on Evergreen and Indiana (near the Hobby Lobby Shopping Center).

Jones was arrested two weeks later upon an arrest warrant that was a result of this investigation. On July 10th, after being convicted of this incident, Jones was sentenced to 51 months in prison.

The Spokane Violent Crime Gang Enforcement Team consists of Officers from the Spokane Police Department, Spokane County Sheriff’s Office, Washington State Patrol, U.S. Border Patrol, A.T.F, and the F.B.I.

This investigation is an example of collaboration between law enforcement agencies in Eastern Washington working to bring individuals threatening the safety of our community to justice.

Persons with information related to any violent crime or gang related incident, are encouraged to contact the Spokane Police Violent Crime Gang Enforcement team at 625-GANG (4264) or online at http://www.stopspokanegangs.org. Persons providing information can remain anonymous.