Shooter Called Girlfriend “Evil” Before Weekend Murder - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

COURT DOCS: Shooter Called Girlfriend “Evil” Before Weekend Murder

SPOKANE, Wash.  – Charging papers in a Spokane murder investigation outline the moments before a 20-year-old woman was found shot but do little to outline why her boyfriend allegedly killed her.

Police officers were called to a home in Spokane's Logan neighborhood early Sunday morning by a mother who found her daughter bleeding profusely in their shared apartment. The mother told police Samantha Franco, her daughter, was at home with Tristen Jordan, a 24-year-old who dated Franco off and on over the last eight months.

The mother told police everything, "appeared normal," throughout the evening. Shortly before finding her daughter bleeding, the mother heard a thud. Jordan started yelling, "She's evil, she's evil," according to an interview outlined in court documents.


Spokane Police Officers found Jordan several blocks away near Gonzaga University with the help of a police dog.

 Jordan was found with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.  He was transported to an area hospital before being flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.  Officers expect him to survive.  

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