BREAKING: Suspect In Officer-Involved Shooting Identified - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

NEW DETAILS: Medical Examiner Identifies Man From Friday’s Shooting

(29-year-old Ethan Corporon) (29-year-old Ethan Corporon)

SPOKANE, Wash. -  The Spokane County Medical Examiner's Office identified the man killed by Spokane Police officers on Friday as 29-year-old Ethan Corporon.  Multiple witnesses reported seeing the man fire a gun into the air and possibly at police after an argument with his father several blocks away.

Police were called to a home near the intersection of Buckeye and Cedar on Friday after neighbors heard gunshots. Police followed a man to the area near the intersection of Northwest Boulevard and Monroe street where multiple witnesses reported seeing a man firing a gun.

Neighbors say the man identified as Corporon was fighting with his father before the shooting.

The Medical Examiner's Office said Corporon died of multiple gunshot wounds to the trunk and lower abdomen.

Six officers from the City of Spokane have been placed on paid leave while a team of detectives from the Sheriff's Office and State Patrol investigate the incident.

 

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