SPD release identities of officers involved in May 7 shooting

Spokane Police release identities of officers involved in May 7 shooting

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Spokane Police Department released the identities Friday of the four officers that were involved in a shooting on May 7.

Lieutenant David McCabe, Corporal Ron Van Tassel, Officer Jon Yen, and Officer Julian Cedeno were identified as the officers involved.

The shooting happened May 7 on Fairview Avenue. All the officers except Yen fired their guns. Officer Yen used his taser.

They were confronting a man, later identified as Terry Wallette, 29, who was brandishing a knife. Witnesses told officers Wallette was armed and yelling at people as he charged toward them.

Wallette was taken to the hospital and was last listed in stable condition. He faces possible charges of felony assault and weapons. 

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