First on KHQ.Com: Victim Identified in North Spokane Shooting
OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE: Just after midnight Tuesday, July 13, 2010, neighbors in the West Central neighborhood called police to report hearing an argument in the streets. The argument was followed by what witnesses described as four to five gunshots in the area of 2100 West Boone.
Spokane Police patrol officers responded and found a male had collapsed in a yard, dead from a gunshot wound to the chest..
Major Crimes detectives responded and are continuing the investigation. The victim has been identified as Nathan D. Gilstrap (1/23/81). Gilstrap has an extensive criminal history and has gang associations. Detectives have not released the motive for the murder yet, but are being assisted by members of the Spokane County Violent Crimes Gang Enforcement Team.
Anyone living in the area of the homicide that notices bullet damage is asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.
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