4 things to know for April 22
Shooting at 13th & Grand: Spokane police are searching for two men they believe were involved in a shooting Tuesday night. The victim stumbled into a 7-11 to ask for help, covered in blood. That shooting happened near 13th and Grand just before 8:30 pm. The victim was then rushed to the hospital with serious injuries, but police say the wounds were not life-threatening. Police don’t believe this was a random shooting. Police say the suspects demanded money before shooting the victim in the shoulder. Police ask anyone who may have information on this shooting to call Crime Check at 456-2233.
Measles in Spokane: For the first time in 21 years, a measles case has been confirmed in Spokane County. Health officials say the patient is an unvaccinated adult. They say they aren’t sure how person contracted the highly contagious virus. Health officials are warning about several locations the patient may have visited while contagious. Those locations include: The Qdoba on South Grand on April 12, the North Park Raquet Club on April 13, Franklin Park Urgent Care on April 15, the ER at Holy Family on April 16, 17 & 19. Symptoms show up about 10 days after someone is exposed to the virus, and include high fever, cough, runny nose, red eyes and a rash.
Baltimore protests: The fallout from the death of Freddie Gray continues in Baltimore, Maryland, with protests across the city. Protesters, including members of Gray’s family, rallied last night and marched to a local police station. Gray died Sunday, a week after his arrest and after suffering a severe spinal injury while in police custody. The six officers involved have all been suspended. The Justice Department is now opening its own investigation.
Weather: Today will be mostly cloudy with isolated rain showers in the morning. We’ll see highs in the upper 50s to lower 60s. There’s a 20% chance of precipitation throughout the day. Tonight will be partly cloudy with lows in the lower to mid 30s.