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Sister of officer killed in shootings to speak

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SPOKANE, Wash. - The sister of one of the four officers killed in Sunday's shootings at a Parkland coffee shop is expected to speak on behalf of the family at 12:30 p.m.

Spokane Police Department employee Tiffany Ryan is Officer Tina Griswold's sister and is expected to make a statement to the media.

KHQ will carry the event live on KHQ and KHQ.com.

Pierce County sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer says two of the officers were shot and killed as they sat at a table Sunday morning, working on their laptops. One was shot standing up and the fourth fought with the gunman and made it outside and was able to get off some shots.

The suspect, 37-year-old Maurice Clemmons, has an extensive violent criminal history from Arkansas and was recently charged in Washington with assaulting a police officer and rape of a child.

 

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