Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest Offers Reward
Major Crimes Detective Seek Information to Solve Murder of Owar Opiew
Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detectives are asking for information regarding the shooting and murder of Owar Opiew on February 6, 2021, at a residence located in the 900 block of S. Beige Road in Spokane Valley. (incident reference #10015890)
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-222-TIPS or go to www.p3tips.com. Tipsters do not have to give their name to collect the cash reward.
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General Information from the original press release sent on February 7, 2021:
Juvenile Dies at the Scene of Late-Night Shooting
Major Crimes Detective Seek Witnesses, Videos, and Answers
Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detectives are investigating a late-night shooting at a party held at a Spokane Valley residence. Major Crimes Detectives obtained little information from the party attendees, but preliminary information indicates that the shooting is possibly gang-related and not a random incident.
** Neighbors in and around the 900 block of S. Beige are urged to review home video footage and report any suspicious vehicles or activity an hour before midnight (11:00 pm-February 6) and an hour after (1:00 am-February 7).
On February 7, 2021, just after midnight, Spokane Valley Deputies responded to multiple calls of gunshots in the 900 block of S. Beige Road in Spokane Valley.
Arriving Deputies located a crowd of people standing around a juvenile male lying on the ground in front of the residence. They began life-saving aid to the victim who had been shot. Spokane Valley Fire and AMR personnel arrived and took over medical care, but unfortunately, despite everyone's efforts, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
Major Crimes Detective were called to the location to conduct the investigation. They remained at the scene throughout the night and morning, collecting evidence with Spokane County Sheriff’s Forensic Technicians' assistance.
Initial information indicates the shooting which cost this young man his life may be gang-related. However, at this time, Investigators have limited information regarding the suspect(s).
Major Crimes Detectives are requesting the help of anyone who witnessed this incident or has information about activities leading up to or following the shooting. They are also for people who live in or around the 900 block of S. Beige to review their home video footage and report any suspicious vehicles or activity between approximately 11:00 pm on February 6th, and 1:00 am on February 7th.