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Shooting Of Newman Lake Intruder Ruled Justified

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Bullet Holes From The Shooting In A Newman Lake Home On May 13th Bullet Holes From The Shooting In A Newman Lake Home On May 13th
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Spokane County Sheriff's Department Press Release: 

Today, Tuesday, June 12th, the Spokane County Prosecutors Office ruled a homicide that happened Sunday morning, May 13th, in Newman Lake was justified.  The Newman Lake homeowner and his girlfriend were awoken at about 1:00 a.m. by an adult male that had broke into the residence and fired several rounds from two firearms at the homeowner.  The homeowner returned fire and struck the intruder who succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

 

 

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