SPOKANE, Wash. — Editor's Note: The above video is a report on the bond for Andersen being set at $1 million.
A female passenger who was in the car driven by Jonathan Andersen when he allegedly shot and killed 38-year-old Misty Hirsch on July 7 gave police information leading to his arrest, according to court documents.
A search warrant filed on July 10 states that a woman who was riding in the Ford Expedition with Andersen on July 7 called police after the shooting, telling officers his name and that he was at her north Spokane apartment.
The woman told officers that Andersen had met with Hirsch near Lowe's Hardware on North Divison Street, where Hirsch gave Andersen a purse and apologized for taking it and that it was a mistake, according to the warrant.
The woman told officers that Andersen then followed Hirsch as she eventually drove onto Wandermere Road, according to the documents. As Hirsch pulled over and waved Andersen by, he then told the woman riding with him to lean back and fired three shots toward Hirsch, the woman told officers, according to the warrant.
Upon returning to the woman's apartment, which Andersen was staying at, the woman discovered that Hirsch had died on the news, according to the warrant. At that point, she told officers she then told Andersen she was leaving to do laundry and called police, according to the documents.
She gave police Andersen's name and told them the location of the apartment, after which plain clothes officers surrounded the unit, according to documents. A man who left the apartment positively identified a photo of Andersen provided by police, according to the warrant.
Police followed Andersen after he left in the SUV, according to documents. Andersen had loaded several large bags into the vehicle before leaving, according to police, and Andersen soon began driving recklessly and tried to evade patrol cars that had began following him.
After being detained following a chase with police, Andersen denied shooting Hirsch, according to the documents.
The woman also said that Andersen had been dealing drugs, the documents said.