Man arrested in connection to North Spokane shooting

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by HONORA SWANSON & KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on May 6, 2013 at 11:59 PM

Updated Wednesday, Mar 26 at 3:25 PM

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Police arrested a man accused in a North Spokane shooting which sent one person to the hospital.

The shooting happened late Monday in the front yard of a home in North Spokane, near West Boone and Cochran.  The 24-year-old victim was shot in the leg.

Police arrested Billy Jack Wessels, 26, man in connection to the shooting just four hours later.  He was found at a home on W. Sharp, less than three blocks from the shooting. 

Police said it appears to be a domestic violence case.  However, they said the relationship between the victim and suspect is not known.

Police said it has been a tough investigation because several people come forward with different information.

Doctors said the victim suffered a non-life threatening injuries. 

 

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