Spokane Co. Medical Examiner identifies armed robbery suspect in officer involved shooting

SPD responds to reports of armed robbery in N Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash.—The Spokane County Medical Examiner identified the man shot in an officer involved shooting Tuesday.

Officials identified the man as 36-year-old Joshua Spottedhorse.

Authorities ruled the cause of death as multiple gunshot wounds.

Spokane Police said officers responded to an armed robbery call at a Safeway on Northwest Boulevard.

Spokane Police Chief Craig Meidl said officers were able to find the suspect near Sharp and Madison after a pursuit.

SPD officials said during the pursuit an officer shot and killed Spottedhorse.

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