SPD: Driver arrested in Garland drive-by shooting


by KREM.com


Posted on February 20, 2014 at 11:36 AM

Updated Thursday, Feb 20 at 4:07 PM

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Police arrested a man in connection with a drive-by shooting in the Garland District Saturday.

WATCH: Police search for suspect vehicle from Garland District drive-by

Detectives identified Marshall M. Barkdull, 28, as the driver of the vehicle involved in the shooting.  Barkdull was arrested Wednesday without incident, police said.  He was booked into the Spokane County Jail on three counts of 1st Degree Assault.

Barkdull's criminal history includes robbery. Sources tell KREM 2 News Barkdull is the son of Lincoln County Prosecuting Attorney Jeff Barkdull.

On Thursday, Spokane Police were still searching for the shooter.

WATCH: Drive-by victim argued about adult TV before shooting

The drive-by shooting occurred on the 800 block of W. Walton Feb. 15.  Witnesses said they saw a man shoot the victim after the victim came out of a house.   Detectives said the attack may have been sparked by an earlier argument.  The suspect reportedly blasted on his horn in front of the victim’s house during the daylight.

The victim was hit once in the chest but was expected to survive.

WATCH: Surveillance video shows drive-by shooting victim’s vehicle

Police described the getaway vehicle as a dark blue SUV, possibly a GMC.  Anyone with additional information about the incident was asked to call Crime Check at 456-2233.