Argument Escalates, 1 Victim Shot and 3 Subjects Detained
Major Crimes Detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred this afternoon in Spokane Valley. The victim was transported to the hospital with possible life-threatening injuries. Three of the subjects were quickly located and safely detained by Patrol Deputies near Sullivan and Sprague.
On February 4, 2021, at approximately 3:35 pm., Spokane Valley Deputies responded to a reported shooting in the 1900 block of N. Sullivan in Spokane Valley.
Initial information indicates an argument involving five people escalated, and the victim, an adult male, was shot. He was transported to the hospital with what appeared to be life-threatening injuries.
Three of the people involved fled the scene in a vehicle, which Deputies located near Sullivan and Sprague. The three occupants (one adult/two juveniles) were detained pending further investigation. The adult female involved remained at the scene.
Major Crimes Detectives are responding to continue this investigation.
From the preliminary information, the involved subjects know each other, and this was not a random incident.