2nd Arrest In East Liberty Shooting - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

2nd Arrest In East Liberty Shooting

Posted: Updated:

SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police have arrested a second suspect in the shooting that sent two people to the hospital on Saturday. Police say that both of the suspected shooters have been arrested but they anticipate making more arrests in the case. 

The second person arrested for the shooting is Daniel J. Dublin for two counts of 1st degree assault. The additional arrests that police anticipate are related to an earlier assault.

Previous Coverage:

SPOKANE, Wash. - UPDATE: Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives have made an arrest in the early morning shooting on East Liberty. Spokane Police converged on the area of the 300 block of E. Liberty around 4 am. Major Crimes detectives are investigating a shooting. Police say two people were transported to the hospital.

By Saturday afternoon police had identified the suspects in the shooting and arrested Phillip C. Ruiz, 23, for two counts of First Degree Assault. Detectives anticipate additional arrests will be made as the investigation continues.

Liberty was fully blocked at Lidgerwood because police say there are were multiple scenes.

Official News Release:

Spokane Police continue to dedicate resources to a shooting that occurred overnight in North Spokane.  Patrol officers, Major Crimes (MCU) Detectives and Spokane Violent Crimes Gang Enforcement Team (SVCGET) detectives are in the process of applying for search warrants for two houses to gather additional evidence.

Detectives believe both victims and suspects may be gang affiliated, however the motivation for the incident is still under investigation.  Two men are being treated of gunshot wounds at a local hospital, both are in critical condition.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • PHOTOS JUST IN: Devastation from Carlton Complex; 300 homes burned

    PHOTOS JUST IN: Devastation from Carlton Complex; 300 homes burned

    Saturday, July 26 2014 12:07 AM EDT2014-07-26 04:07:59 GMT
    TWISP, Wash. (AP) - The Okanogan County Sheriff says the Carlton Complex wildfire has many more homes than previously thought. Sheriff Frank Rogers said Friday that the Carlton Complex fire has consumed about 300 homes this month. His office previously placed the number at 150, but he said then he knew it would rise.>>
    TWISP, Wash. (AP) - The Okanogan County Sheriff says the Carlton Complex wildfire has many more homes than previously thought. Sheriff Frank Rogers said Friday that the Carlton Complex fire has consumed about 300 homes this month. His office previously placed the number at 150, but he said then he knew it would rise.>>
  • 44 Riverside homes destroyed or damaged in storm

    44 Riverside homes destroyed or damaged in storm

    Thursday, July 24 2014 3:46 PM EDT2014-07-24 19:46:53 GMT
    RIVERSIDE, Wash. - Many families were still at the Red Cross Shelter set up at Riverside High School in Riverside this morning.An afternoon storm destroyed or damaged 44 of their homes and knocked down close to 100 trees in Riverside Village Mobile Home Park.Many residents said the storm looked like a tornado as it swept through their neighborhood.>>
    RIVERSIDE, Wash. - Many families were still at the Red Cross Shelter set up at Riverside High School in Riverside this morning.An afternoon storm destroyed or damaged 44 of their homes and knocked down close to 100 trees in Riverside Village Mobile Home Park.Many residents said the storm looked like a tornado as it swept through their neighborhood.>>
  • VIRAL VIDEO: Dog passes out from overwhelming joy at owners return

    VIRAL VIDEO: Dog passes out from overwhelming joy at owners return

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:26 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:26:12 GMT
    KHQ.COM - A woman who left her dog in the care of friends while she moved away for two years, got an unexpected and heart melting reaction from her little schnauzer, Casey, when she returned. This video has gone viral since it was posted July 24th with over 17 million views as of July 28th.>>
    KHQ.COM - A woman who left her dog in the care of friends while she moved away for two years, got an unexpected and heart melting reaction from her little schnauzer, Casey, when she returned. This video has gone viral since it was posted July 24th with over 17 million views as of July 28th.>>