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>>

  • Stolen bike didn't roll away unnoticed

    Stolen bike didn't roll away unnoticed

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-08-20 14:31:01 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - When Paul Dannels finished his workout at the Downtown YMCA, he was surprised to see his bike was gone from the bike rack. "I was pretty upset, to be honest...mad, and discouraged, and depressed because I knew I couldn't replace it," said Dannels. A reporter for The Inlander happened to be at the YMCA when the bike was stolen.>>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - When Paul Dannels finished his workout at the Downtown YMCA, he was surprised to see his bike was gone from the bike rack. "I was pretty upset, to be honest...mad, and discouraged, and depressed because I knew I couldn't replace it," said Dannels. A reporter for The Inlander happened to be at the YMCA when the bike was stolen.
    >>
  • Another American hostage at risk by Islamic State after U.S. journalist beheaded

    Another American hostage at risk by Islamic State after U.S. journalist beheaded

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:15 AM EDT2014-08-20 14:15:08 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley and are threatening to kill another hostage in retaliation for U.S. air strikes in northern Iraq. The White House must now weigh the risks of adopting an aggressive policy to destroy the Islamic State against resisting any action that could result in the death of another American.>>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley and are threatening to kill another hostage in retaliation for U.S. air strikes in northern Iraq. The White House must now weigh the risks of adopting an aggressive policy to destroy the Islamic State against resisting any action that could result in the death of another American.>>
  • HEALTH ALERT: Peanut butter recall for salmonella

    HEALTH ALERT: Peanut butter recall for salmonella

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:50 AM EDT2014-08-20 13:50:34 GMT
    KHQ.COM - The FDA announced a peanut butter recall on August 19th. nSpired Natural Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling certain retail lots of Arrowhead Mills® Peanut Butters, MaraNatha® Almond Butters and Peanut Butters and specific private label nut butters packaged in glass and plastic jars because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. >>>LINK TO RECALL LIST INSIDE>>>>>
    KHQ.COM - The FDA announced a peanut butter recall on August 19th. nSpired Natural Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling certain retail lots of Arrowhead Mills® Peanut Butters, MaraNatha® Almond Butters and Peanut Butters and specific private label nut butters packaged in glass and plastic jars because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. >>>LINK TO RECALL LIST INSIDE>>>
    >>