Spokane Valley Police: Driver Shoots At Tire In Road Rage Incide - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Driver Shoots At Tire In Road Rage Incident In Spokane Valley

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE VALLEY POLICE DEPT: On Monday, January 14, 2013, at 6:30 a.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff's Deputy Griffin Criswell responded to a drive-by shooting call in the area of 8th and Dishman Mica. The adult male victim told 911 he was no longer at the scene and was available for contact at his place of employment.

The victim told Deputy Criswell he had been behind the suspect's vehicle at the northbound stop light on Dishman Mica and Schafer. He said the suspect was having a difficult time accelerating on the snow when the signal turned green so he decided to change lanes and go around the vehicle. 

The victim said when they reached the northbound stop light at Dishman Mica and 8th he saw the suspect, later identified as 46-year-old Darren Palmer, waiving a handgun at him. Palmer's vehicle was in the outside lane on the passenger side of the victim's vehicle.
 
The victim said he did not respond to Palmer and that when the signal turned green, he saw Palmer reach out his window and shoot at the front passenger tire of his vehicle. Although shaken, the victim was able to write down the license plate number of Palmer's vehicle.
 
Through his investigation, Deputy Criswell was able to locate a phone number for Palmer.  Deputy Criswell arranged a meeting with Palmer and Palmer admitted he did in fact shoot the victim's tire. 

His reason was that the victim had cut him off nearly putting him in the ditch. Palmer gave Deputy Criswell the .22 caliber Ruger Mark II pistol used to shoot the victims vehicle. Palmer was booked into Spokane County Jail on the felony charge of Drive-By-Shooting.
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Man accused of killing Cheney pot shop employee confesses in interview

    Man accused of killing Cheney pot shop employee confesses in interview

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:20 AM EDT2017-09-19 14:20:42 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The man who admitted to kidnapping and then killing a stranger outside a Cheney marijuana shop gave a full confession to KHQ's Hayley Guenthner as he sat behind bars. Donavon Culps said he shot victim Cameron Smith "three or four times" after he felt Smith was "disrespectful" to him.

    >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The man who admitted to kidnapping and then killing a stranger outside a Cheney marijuana shop gave a full confession to KHQ's Hayley Guenthner as he sat behind bars. Donavon Culps said he shot victim Cameron Smith "three or four times" after he felt Smith was "disrespectful" to him.

    >>
  • Washington State Patrol respond to fatal crash on I-90 near Freya

    Washington State Patrol respond to fatal crash on I-90 near Freya

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 2:42 AM EDT2017-09-19 06:42:39 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Update: Washington State Patrol troopers say speed may have been a factor in the fatal crash on I-90 Monday night. Troopers say reader boards were activated telling drivers to slow down due to power line work happening on I-90. Troopers say the victim slammed into the back of a semi.

    >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Update: Washington State Patrol troopers say speed may have been a factor in the fatal crash on I-90 Monday night. Troopers say reader boards were activated telling drivers to slow down due to power line work happening on I-90. Troopers say the victim slammed into the back of a semi.

    >>
  • NEW COURT DOCUMENTS: Chilling discoveries in aftermath of Freeman School Shooting

    NEW COURT DOCUMENTS: Chilling discoveries in aftermath of Freeman School Shooting

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 2:10 AM EDT2017-09-19 06:10:33 GMT

    KHQ.COM - A newly filed search warrant, specifically for the Freeman School Shooting suspect's high school locker and home, is revealing more information about what led up to those tragic events of Wednesday, September 13th, and what immediately followed. The Search Warrant begins with a description of the events immediately after the shooting.

    >>

    KHQ.COM - A newly filed search warrant, specifically for the Freeman School Shooting suspect's high school locker and home, is revealing more information about what led up to those tragic events of Wednesday, September 13th, and what immediately followed. The Search Warrant begins with a description of the events immediately after the shooting.

    >>
HD DOPPLER 6i
/