PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE VALLEY POLICE DEPT: On Wednesday, October 17, 2012, at about 11:00 a.m., Spokane
Valley Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 1200 block of North Bannen on a
shooting call. When Deputies arrived on scene they contacted 41-year-old David
Pelican and 37-year-old Justin Chapman.
Chapman and his wife had been separated and Pelican was living
in Chapman's garage. Chapman was not fond of Pelican living in his garage as he
was attempting to work things out with his wife. Angered that Pelican was in
his garage, Chapman kicked the back door in to the garage and an altercation
ensued between he and Pelican.
The two split and went their separate ways but a short time
later Chapman became enraged and walked towards the back door to the garage a
second time. Pelican told Deputies he was in fear for his life and chose to
shoot two .22 caliber rounds from a handgun at Chapman's legs. Pelican told
Deputies he intentionally shot at Chapman's legs because he did not want to kill
One round struck Chapman in the left knee fracturing his knee cap.
Chapman was transported to a local hospital where he is listed in stable
condition. There have been no formal charges forwarded at this point in the
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Spokane Valley Police are investigating a shooting near the 1200 block of N. Bannen. That's near Mission and Evergreen. Police say a man shot another man in the knee. It's unknown at this point what the relationship is between the shooter and the victim or what caused the incident. According to police, no one has been arrested at this point as they are trying to figure out exactly what happened and right now no one at the house is being cooperative.
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