SPOKANE, Wash.--Leaders with the Spokane Police Department released the names of the four officers who fired during a fatal shooting outside of the Salvation Army on Thursday morning. SPD leaders said Lt. Kevin King, Officers Robert Collins, Corey Lyons, and Scott Lesser all fired their weapons.
Daniel C. Jones, 40, died following the shooting.
Spokane Police Chief Frank Straub later said that four officers began firing when Jones rammed their vehicles with his truck near Ruby and Indiana.
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SPD leaders said the four officers have more than 50 years of combined experience with the Spokane Police Department and currently work on patrol.
Lt. Kevin King has more than 25 years experience with SPD. He is a patrol supervisor and a former member of SWAT and K9 teams. He received the Lifesaving Award in 2010, the Chief’s Citation Award in 2009, Employee of the Year Award in 2007, and the Medal of Merit in 2001.
Ofc. Robert Collins has worked for SPD for 18 years. He is a member of the Patrol Patrol Anti-Crime Team. He received commendations in 2010, 2008, 2003, 2002, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, and 1995.
Ofc. Corey Lyons began working for SPD six years ago. He received the Lifesaving Award in 2009 and commendations in 2012.
Ofc. Scott Lesser has three years experience with SPD and is a member of Patrol and TAC (Tactical) Team. He received a commendation in 2012.
Law enforcement leaders said Jones was driving a red truck Thursday morning. The incident began when the red truck collided with a white truck near Main and Division according to authorities. They stated that the driver of the white truck called 911 to report the crash. The caller said that is when Jones made a u-turn and hit him again near East North River Drive and Ruby.
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"Both vehicles left the scene with the white truck following the red truck," said Spokane Police Chief Frank Straub. "Both trucks were northbound on Division. They passed a marked Spokane Police car parked on Division.
Police responded to the call and attempted to box in the red truck near Indiana and Ruby. Spokane Police Chief Frank Straub said Jones then began ramming police vehicles. The suspect failed to stop when ordered to by police according to Straub.
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"The driver of the red truck then began ramming police vehicles," said Chief Straub. "A witness indicated the suspect was trying to strike officers with his vehicle."
Four SPD officers fired their guns at Jones around 6:00 a.m. Jones was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead according to SPD leaders.