Officials identify deputy who shot woman during Motel 6 standoff

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on March 7, 2014 at 5:20 PM

Updated Friday, Mar 7 at 7:20 PM

SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash.— It was a 13-year veteran of the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office who shot a woman Tuesday during a SWAT standoff.

SCSO officials identified the deputy Friday as Deputy Mike McNees.

McNees shot Bonnie Ulrick, 37, in the hand during a standoff at the Motel 6 along N. Hutchinson. She was released from the hospital and booked into jail Thursday.

READ: Woman shot during Motel 6 standoff booked jail

On Tuesday, Deputies and SWAT members surrounded the Motel 6 where Bonnie Ulrick was staying with 32-year-old Eric Heil. Both were wanted for felony warrants in Montana.

Deputy McNees has been assigned to patrol and has worked in both Spokane Valley and unincorporated Spokane County for his entire career according to officials. McNees has been a member of the Spokane County SWAT Team for 11 years, is an assistant Team Leader and has held the position of sniper on the team his entire tenure.

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