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Spokane police kill man believed to be shooting at neighbors

January 8, 2019

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Spokane police have shot and killed a man they believed to have been firing a gun at neighbors.

Officers rushed to the area Monday night after receiving a call to 911 reporting that a man at the home was firing a gun.

Police say in a press release that arriving officers reported hearing at least one shot fired.

Soon after that, officers reported they fired at the man.

He fled inside a home and was later found dead.

The names of the man killed and the officers involved have not yet been released. Investigation into the shooting is being led by the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.

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