TWO PEOPLE ARE DEAD AND POLICE ARE RELEASING VERY
LITTLE INFORMATION ABOUT THE WILD SCENE THAT PLAYED
OUT RIGHT IN FRONT OF OUR KXLY FOUR CAMERAS THIS AFTERNOON.
POLICE WERE OUTSIDE A HOME NEAR STANDARD AND JACKSON.
AWAITING A SEARCH WARRANT.
WHERE A WOMAN'S BODY WAS DISCOVERED.
OFFICERS HAD BEEN ON SCENE FOR SEVERAL HOURS.
WHEN A MAN DESCRIBED AS A PERSON IF INTEREST DROVE
UP TO THE HOUSE.
KXLY FOUR'S AARON LUNA IS LIVE IN THE STUDIO TONIGHT.
AARON IT QUICKLY ESCALATED TO GUNFIRE.
NADINE, IT WENT FROM THAT PERSON OF INTEREST DRIVING
THROUGH A POLICE BARRICADE TO OFFICERS YELLING AT
HIM TO STOP.
SECONDS LATER GUNFIRE.
POLICE WERE ALREADY ON SCENE AT A HOME ON NORTH STANDARD
INVESTIGATING WHAT APPEARED TO BE A HOMICIDE WHEN
A MAN DRIVING A BLUE TRUCK DROVE THROUGH THE POLICE
AS I'M WALKING AWAY, I HEAR A DETECTIVE START SCREAMING
'THAT'S THE GUY, THAT'S THE GUY,THAT'S THE GUY.' 05
KXLY 4 PHOTOGRAPHER ERNIE VELLA WAS ON SCENE WHEN
HE HEARD POLICE SHOUTING THAT THAT WAS THE MAN.
POLICE IMMEDIATELY START SWARMING THE CAR.
SCREAMING - GET OUT OF THE CAR, GET OUT OF THE CAR.
SECONDS LATER POLICE HAD GUNS DRAWN AND APPROACHED
THE VEHICLE FROM THREE SIDES.
WHAT HAPPEND NEXT TOOK ONLY SECONDS..
WHILE KXLY 4 CAUGHT THE SHOOTING ON VIDEO IT IS VERY
GRAPHIC, AND WE'VE DECIDED TO SHOW ONLY SEVERAL SCREEN
THIS PICTURE SHOWS THE MAN GETTING OUT OF THE TRUCK
WITH SOMETHING HELD IN HIS LEFT HAND.
SOMETHING THAT CLOSELY RESEMBLES A HAND GUN.
THAT'S WHEN POLICE OPENED FIRE.
THE GUNSHOTS HAPPEND SO QUICKLY IT'S TOUGH TO TELL
HOW MANY SHOTS WERE FIRED.
AS I'M PUTTING THE CAMERA UP TO MY SHOULDER, I HIT
ROLL - THE FIRST GUNSHOT GOES OFF, THERE'S A VOLLEY
OF GUNFIRE - HE GOES DOWN, IMMEDIATELY START CALLING
POLICE SAY THE MAN WAS A PERSON OF INTEREST IN THEIR
HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE.
IVE BEEN IN A LOT OF TOUCHY SITUATIONS BEFORE, BUT
NOTHING LIKE THIS.
THE SPOKANE INVESTIGATIVE REGIONAL RESPONSE TEAM WILL
NOW INVESTIGATE THE SHOOTING.
THE SPOKANE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE WILL LEAD THAT
THE MEDICAL EXAMINER WILL RELEASE THE SHOOTING VICTIMS
REPORTING IN NORTH EAST SPOKANE AARON LUNA KXLY 4
NOT TO BE LOST IN THE MIDST OF THE SHOOTING.
THE ORIGINAL INVESTIGATION INTO WHAT APPEARS TO BE
THAT STARTED THE WHOLE INCIDENT.
KXLY4'S IAN CULL IS LIVE AT THE SCENE, IAN.
HAVE POLICE BEEN ABLE TO ENTER THE HOME YET?
Not yet, they were getting ready to when the officer
involved shooting happened, but the original scene
was at the house on the corner of Jackson and Standard.
Police were called to the home at 10 am.
Inside, an adult woman was found dead.
They have not released her name or age, or even a
Major crimes detectives responded to the scene.
Police say they were called to the home ten times
in the past year alone, though they wouldn't say what
those calls were for.
Spokane police chief frank Straub says the man shot
and killed by police was a person of interest in the
They would not say if he was a suspect or not, but
witnesses say they heard police shout that's him,
that's him, when he crashed through the barricade.
Straub also says they are not searching for any more
persons of interest in this case.