Perry Dist. drive-by shooting suspect arrested, faces new firearms charges

Spokane Police respond to shooting at Perry District apartment.
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SPOKANE, Wash. – The suspect in a drive-by shooting at a Perry District apartment complex has been arrested and booked into jail.

Spokane Police believe 21-year-old Devin Cody fired shots at the Richard Allen Apartments on January 23.

According to court records, several witnesses told police shots were fired from a silver Pontiac that fled the scene.

While conducting a follow-up investigation the next day, a witness pointed out the Pontiac. Officers followed the vehicle and stopped it after observing several traffic infractions.

Police said Cody was driving with a suspended license and had previous convictions. According to court records, he was previously convicted of drive-by shooting and second-degree assault.

Cody was transported and booked into the Spokane County Jail while officers requested a warrant to search the car.

Court records show a .22 caliber shell casing, a .22 caliber bullet and a loaded semi-automatic handgun were found inside the car. Officers located the registered owner of the gun, who reported the firearm had been stolen from her storage container in Seattle.

According to the Spokane County inmate roster, Cody has also been charged with unlawful possession of a firearm and possessing a stolen firearm. His bond was set at $100,000.

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