Major Crime Detectives Investigating Shooting and Stabbing
Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detectives are investigating a shooting and stabbing which occurred at a residence located in the 10000 block of East Broadway. Initial information provided to Deputies arriving at the scene is the suspect attacked his mother armed with a high-power pellet rifle. The suspect’s father stabbed him during the altercation and the father was shot in the neck by the suspect. The suspect, who was taken into custody, and both victims were transported to hospitals for treatment.
On December 12, 2018, just after to 4:00 a.m., Spokane Valley Deputies responded to a reported shooting and stabbing at a residence located in the 10000 block of E. Broadway. The caller, later identified as the suspect 27-year-old Mason G. Day, stated he was outside the residence armed with a pellet rifle and his father had stabbed him.
Arriving Deputies detained Mason and located his mother (injured including gunshot wound to the leg) and father (injured including a gunshot wound to the neck) inside the residence.
Major Crimes Detectives have been called to the scene to continue the investigation.
The two victims were transported to hospitals for what appear to be non-life-threatening injuries.
The suspect was also transported to a hospital for a stab wound, which does not appear to be life-threatening.
Initial information received is the suspect, who has a history of mental health problems, attacked his mother and was armed with a high-power pellet rifle. The suspect’s father, protecting his wife, stabbed the suspect who then shot his father in the neck before fleeing from the residence still armed with the rifle.
Detectives continue to investigate this incident and Day is expected to be charged later today.