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Fatal Officer Involved Shooting In North Spokane; Awaiting Autopsy Results

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SPOKANE, Wash. - Early Sunday morning officers from the Spokane Police Department were involved in a shooting at a north Spokane residence.

Just prior to 4 am, officers arrived in the 5700 block of North Elgin Street to investigate the report of domestic violence. During the initial contact, the suspect was shot.  Medics arrived and determined the male suspect was deceased. His identity has not been confirmed at this time with authorities, however friends of the victim have identified him with KHQ as 26 year-old Kenneth Dennis.

Preliminary investigation has determined that the suspect was armed with a knife.

The critical incident protocol was invoked and the Spokane Investigative Regional Response (SIRR) Team is at the scene. The investigation is ongoing and additional information will be disseminated as it is discovered.

 

 

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