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Murder Charge Against Kalen Bedford Set To Be Dismissed

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A murder charge against 23-year-old Kalen Bedford is set to be dismissed, though Bedford remains a person of interest A murder charge against 23-year-old Kalen Bedford is set to be dismissed, though Bedford remains a person of interest
SPOKANE, Wash. -

On Tuesday, Spokane Police announced a First Degree Murder charge against Kalen Bedford is set to be dismissed. 

Bedford is one of two suspects in the murder of 26-year-old Julian Morrison. Morrison was shot and killed outside The Hop music venue following a concert on September 8th. The other suspect in the murder, Carlos Fuentes is still in custody, charged with First Degree Murder. Fuentes is also facing 12 counts of drive-by shooting.

Witnesses told police during the initial investigation that around twenty people were outside The Hop, when Bedford confronted Morrison and shot him once, paused, then fired several more rounds into his body. Witnesses say Carlos Fuentes also began firing shots as half a dozen people hid behind their cars for safety.

Police aren't saying exactly why charges against Bedford were dropped. Police spokeswoman Monqiue Cotton said in a press release that the case is still an active investigation, and Bedford remains a person of interest. 

Police say the murder involved many witnesses, and some of them have not been willing to give police information. Police are still asking for anyone with any information about the murder to come forward so they can work new leads. If you have any information, call Crime Check at 456-2233.

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