Victim in Airway Heights baseball bat attack identified

SPOKANE, Wash --- The victim in a fatal baseball bat attack in Airway Heights on Friday has been identified.

Terry Toner, 53, died from hemorrhaging in his brain stemming from that attack. The Spokane County Medical Examiner has dubbed the case a homicide. Kalispel Tribal Police Department and Airway Heights Police investigators are conducting the investigation. 

Reports state Toner confronted several individuals for being loud in the parking lot at the Copper Landing Apartments.  his confrontation escalated into a physical fight and ultimately lead to Toner's death.

Officers and Airway Heights Fire personnel arrived and immediately provided medical attention and secured the area. One male was transported to a local hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries. Toner was pronounced died at the scene.

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