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UPDATE: Man shot by Spokane Police Officers said he had a gun, turned out to be a replica

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Aaron Johnson was shot by Spokane Police at the West Wynn Motel Monday Aaron Johnson was shot by Spokane Police at the West Wynn Motel Monday
SPOKANE, Wash. -

The Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team (SIRR) released additional details about the officer-involved shooting that happened at the West Wynn Motel on Monday. 

Investigators say Aaron Johnson called Monday afternoon and said his roommate hit him in the face and then hung up. Dispatch informed responding officers that Johnson had an active warrant, was a convicted felon and a previously violent offender. The Spokesman Review reported Tuesday that Johnson was previously shot by Spokane Police in 2014.  

Investigators say a second call to 911 was made by Johnson who reported his roommate was threatening to kill him with a knife. He then hung up. When dispatch called him back for additional information, Johnson said he had to go because he thought his roommate was coming to get him. 

A third call was made by Johnson, who according to investigators said his roommate was now trying to kill him with a gun, and then hung up. 

Officers arrived at the motel and they contacted "a male," according to a release, and shortly afterward officers advised shots were fired. SIRR investigators say Johnson told officers he had a gun when they contacted him. While processing the scene after the shooting, investigators say they found a replica of a gun. 

After the shooting, Johnson was taken into custody and received medical aid. He was taken to the hospital and is in stable condition. When he is released from the hospital, he faces a 3rd Degree Assault charge. 

The SIRR detectives and the Spokane County Forensic Unit Technicians will continue to process evidence, review body camera video, interview witnesses and the officers involved. 

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