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Verdict reached in Shonto Pete auto theft trial

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SPOKANE, Wash. - After deliberating for around 8 hours Wednesday, a verdict has been reached in the auto theft trial of Shonto Pete. We expect the verdict to be read around 3:00  p.m.

Prosecutors allege that Pete tried to steal off duty Spokane police officer Jay Olsen's Chevrolet pick-up truck. It was after this alleged theft that Pete was shot by Officer Olsen in the head.

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