SPOKANE, Wash.—Police arrested the brother of a shooting victim who was dropped off at a Spokane area hospital early Thursday morning.
Spokane Police arrested Jy Jy Jones, 30, for 1st Degree Assault and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, according to authorities.
The Spokane Police Department said officers recovered the weapon involved in a shooting less than two hours after receiving word that a victim had arrived at a local hospital. Security officers at the hospital provided a detailed description of the vehicle that dropped Jones’ sibling off at around 2 a.m, with non-life threatening gunshot wounds according to police.
The shooting happened near the intersection of E. Newark Ave. and S. Arthur Street, according to law enforcement. Officers found the firearm, which had been disposed of, and evidence that led them to Jones according to police.
Police arrested Jones and booked him into Spokane County Jail.