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Moscow shooting suspect makes court appearance

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29-year-old John Lee faces three counts of First Degree Murder and one count of First Degree Attempted Murder 29-year-old John Lee faces three counts of First Degree Murder and one count of First Degree Attempted Murder
John Lee seen in 2004 (left) graduated from Moscow High School. He now faces three counts of First Degree Murder in Latah County after a shooting spree on Saturday. His mugshot from Whitman County is seen on the right. John Lee seen in 2004 (left) graduated from Moscow High School. He now faces three counts of First Degree Murder in Latah County after a shooting spree on Saturday. His mugshot from Whitman County is seen on the right.
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29-year-old John Lee faces Eluding charges stemming from the pursuit that led to his arrest. Lee will then be extradited back to Latah County in Idaho where he will be charged with three counts of First Degree Murder and one count of Attempted First Degree Murder. Lee's bond for the Eluding charges was set at $500,000 and he will have an arraignment and extradition hearing on Friday. 

76-year-old David Trail, 47-year-old Belinda Niebuhr, and the suspect's mother 61-year-old Terri Grzebielski were the three people killed in the shootings. The fourth person, Michael Chin, was taken to the hospital and placed in the Intensive Care Unit. As of Monday morning, KHQ's Victor Correa confirmed Chin in no longer in the ICU. Investigators are still unsure of a motive behind the shootings. 

On Saturday night Moscow Police executed a search warrant on Lee's car and found five weapons, including two pistols, a revolver, a shotgun and a rifle. Lee remains in the Whitman County Jail on suicide watch, which the Whitman County Sheriff said is a formality when an inmate is potentially facing life in prison.

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