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US Marshals Arrest Shooting Suspect in Spokane

Surveillance from October 5th, the night of the shooting. Reeves pictured in wheelchair Surveillance from October 5th, the night of the shooting. Reeves pictured in wheelchair
Albert J. Reeves III Albert J. Reeves III

SPOKANE, Wash. - A man wanted for the shooting of a 19-year-old in both legs near Sharp and Hamilton was captured by the U.S. Marshals Pacific Northwest Violent Offender Task Force early Friday morning.  Police say the suspect, Albert J. Reeves III, was posing as a wheelchair bound person and the victim confronted him about not needing the wheelchair.  Reeves then shot the victim in both legs.

On October 19th a warrant was issued out of Spokane County for Reeves arrest for First Degree Assault with a firearm.

On the 20th U.S. Marshals began looking for the suspect and after numerous interviews and extensive surveillance, the task force located Reeves.  At approximately 8:40 a.m. Friday, Marshals captured Reeves in a house in the 300 block of South Cannon St. in Spokane.

Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal Robert Doty said, "It is for violent offenders such as this that the Task Force was created."

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