UPDATE: Deadly Shooting In Hillyard, Victim Identified - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

UPDATE: Deadly Shooting In Hillyard, Victim Identified

SPOKANE, Wash. -

UPDATE: The Spokane County Medical Examiner's Office has confirmed the identity and the cause and manner of death of the man who was found on October 9, 2013 on E. Empire.

Brandon J. Compogno, 30, died from multiple gunshot wounds. We'll post more details as we get them.

PREVIOUS STORY:

KHQ's Kelsey Watts spoke with the man who pulled the trigger in the shooting. He declined to give his real name, but said the shooting was self-defense and that he didn't know he killed the man until police told him hours later.

He said he went to the home on East Empire to buy a Blu-ray from a friend, but when he was leaving her boyfriend confronted him, pulled out a gun and cocked it. He says the boyfriend forced him back in the home where he was punched in the face and robbed.

Then, he said he was told, "This is going to go one of two ways. I can take you to the basement and kill you, or I'm going to let you do down the street and you'll be dead by the end of the day if you rat on me."

He said he was walked back out of the house with the gun to his back, when he turned, grabbed his own gun and fired. He picked up the boyfriend's gun to make sure he couldn't use it against him and ran away. He says he later turned both weapons over to police.

Police say the man who fired has been questioned and released because they don't have probable cause to charge him with murder or manslaughter right now. The investigation is ongoing.

Previous Coverage: 

UPDATE: The suspect, who hasn't been identified, has been released. At this hour no charges have been filed against him. We're still awaiting the victim's name and the autopsy report. Keep checking back to this web channel for updates.

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE POLICE DEPT: On Tuesday night just before midnight, the Spokane Police Department responded to a shooting call at 2400 E. Empire. Upon arrival, officers located a male with one apparent gunshot wound.

Officers attempted CPR, however the individual who was shot died at the scene. Police quickly located a man believed to be involved in the shooting leaving a residence on Sinto Ave.

The man is cooperating with police and being interviewed by Major Crimes Detectives to gain more information regarding the circumstances of the shooting. There are no outstanding suspects in this incident, this does not appear to be a random incident and this incident is not gang related.

An autopsy on the deceased will be performed on Wednesday. Detectives will continue to investigate this incident.

>>>Mobile users click HERE to view the slideshow from the scene

ORIGINAL STORY:

KHQ.COM - Spokane Police now say a deadly shooting in Hillyard may have been in self-defense. Detective say around 11:45 pm Tuesday night a man was shot near 2418 East Empire. He died at the scene.

Officers say the shooting may have happened when one man tired to rob another man. The shooter reportedly drove to a gas station near Napa and Mission and then turned himself in at home a few blocks away.

He is cooperating with police. The identity of the shooter and victim have not been released. Stay with KHQ.com for more on details on this developing story.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Couple arrested in Minnesota, accused of killing Spokane boy

    Couple arrested in Minnesota, accused of killing Spokane boy

    Friday, April 20 2018 11:54 PM EDT2018-04-21 03:54:36 GMT

    FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - Two people are in jail In Minnesota tonight, accused of murdering a little boy from Spokane. The little boy, 6-year-old Justis Burland, and his brother had been under their grandmother's care until last summer, when she signed over custody of them to a some old friends of hers in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. Last week, police say Burland was taken to the hospital, but he was already dead and showing clear signs that he 

    >>

    FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - Two people are in jail In Minnesota tonight, accused of murdering a little boy from Spokane. The little boy, 6-year-old Justis Burland, and his brother had been under their grandmother's care until last summer, when she signed over custody of them to a some old friends of hers in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. Last week, police say Burland was taken to the hospital, but he was already dead and showing clear signs that he 

    >>
  • State findings show Pasco daycare not responsible for child eyebrow waxing incidents

    State findings show Pasco daycare not responsible for child eyebrow waxing incidents

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:30 AM EDT2018-04-21 05:30:39 GMT
    KNDUKNDU
    KNDUKNDU

    PASCO, Wash. - State findings show that a Pasco daycare isn't responsible for a February incident where two mothers claimed the facility waxed their children’s eyebrows without their permission, according to documents obtained by KIMA-TV.  The daycare - a non-profit organization at Columbia Basin College - is licensed by the Washington State Department of Early Learning. The center had been licensed for less than a year, and has had no 

    >>

    PASCO, Wash. - State findings show that a Pasco daycare isn't responsible for a February incident where two mothers claimed the facility waxed their children’s eyebrows without their permission, according to documents obtained by KIMA-TV.  The daycare - a non-profit organization at Columbia Basin College - is licensed by the Washington State Department of Early Learning. The center had been licensed for less than a year, and has had no 

    >>
  • Dad stabbed to death as daughter sits in lap at restaurant

    Dad stabbed to death as daughter sits in lap at restaurant

    Saturday, April 21 2018 10:40 AM EDT2018-04-21 14:40:37 GMT

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - A homeless man was charged Friday with murder in a random attack on a California father who was stabbed in the neck as his 5-year-old daughter sat in his lap in a crowded beachside steakhouse. Jamal Jackson, 49, was charged with first-degree murder in the death of 35-year-old Anthony Mele. He was being held in Ventura County jail on a $1.5 million bail.

    >>

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - A homeless man was charged Friday with murder in a random attack on a California father who was stabbed in the neck as his 5-year-old daughter sat in his lap in a crowded beachside steakhouse. Jamal Jackson, 49, was charged with first-degree murder in the death of 35-year-old Anthony Mele. He was being held in Ventura County jail on a $1.5 million bail.

    >>
HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • Top Stories from KHQHomeMore>>

  • N. Idaho man enters pleas following fatal collision

    N. Idaho man enters pleas following fatal collision

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:40 PM EDT2018-04-21 17:40:20 GMT

    SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) - A northern Idaho man charged with killing a Washington state woman and injuring an Idaho woman after hitting the two with his pickup as they walked along a road in Sandpoint has entered pleas.    The Bonner County Daily Bee reports that 24-year-old Peter Goullette entered Alford pleas on Friday to felony manslaughter and misdemeanor reckless driving.

    >>

    SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) - A northern Idaho man charged with killing a Washington state woman and injuring an Idaho woman after hitting the two with his pickup as they walked along a road in Sandpoint has entered pleas.    The Bonner County Daily Bee reports that 24-year-old Peter Goullette entered Alford pleas on Friday to felony manslaughter and misdemeanor reckless driving.

    >>
  • Police: Bothell driver intentionally hits 2 pedestrians

    Police: Bothell driver intentionally hits 2 pedestrians

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:28 PM EDT2018-04-21 17:28:48 GMT
    Spokane man dead after rollover crash in OregonSpokane man dead after rollover crash in Oregon

    BOTHELL, Wash. (AP) - Police in the western Washington city of Bothell have taken into custody a 22-year-old driver suspected of intentionally hitting two pedestrians in crosswalks and trying to hit three others.    Police say they arrested the man Friday evening, and that he told investigators he tried to hit as many people as possible. 

    >>

    BOTHELL, Wash. (AP) - Police in the western Washington city of Bothell have taken into custody a 22-year-old driver suspected of intentionally hitting two pedestrians in crosswalks and trying to hit three others.    Police say they arrested the man Friday evening, and that he told investigators he tried to hit as many people as possible. 

    >>
  • After Facebook scrutiny, is Google next?

    After Facebook scrutiny, is Google next?

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:09 PM EDT2018-04-21 17:09:02 GMT

    MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) - Facebook has taken the lion's share of scrutiny from Congress and the media about data-handling practices that allow savvy marketers and political agents to target specific audiences, but it's far from alone.    YouTube, Google and Twitter also have giant platforms awash in more videos, posts and pages than any set of human eyes could ever check.

    >>

    MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) - Facebook has taken the lion's share of scrutiny from Congress and the media about data-handling practices that allow savvy marketers and political agents to target specific audiences, but it's far from alone.    YouTube, Google and Twitter also have giant platforms awash in more videos, posts and pages than any set of human eyes could ever check.

    >>