The suspect was taken to the hospital with accidents that weren’t life-threatening, and was then arrested for home violence assault and housebreaking.
CHEWELAH, Wash. — Chewelah police shot a suspect after a brief standoff at an house constructing on Sunday, Might 30.
Officers from the Chewelah Police Division and Stevens County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a 911 name about an armed man firing a weapon on the Chewelah Manor Flats at about 7:10 p.m. on Sunday, in line with a press launch from Washington State Patrol Trooper Jeff Sevigney. After a brief standoff, one officer from Chewelah PD and a deputy from the sheriff’s workplace shot the suspect.
The suspect, 59-year-old John Casey, was taken to a neighborhood hospital with accidents that weren’t life-threatening, and was then booked into the Stevens County Jail for home violence assault and housebreaking.
Detectives from the Washington State Patrol (WSP) and Pend Oreille County Sheriff’s Workplace responded to research the police capturing. Two handguns, together with different proof, had been collected as a part of the investigation.
WSP would be the managing company for the incident and outcomes of the unbiased investigation will likely be forwarded to the Stevens County Prosecutor’s Workplace for assessment.
The officer and deputy concerned have been positioned on administrative go away as a part of company coverage. The names of the officer and deputy will likely be launched by their companies at a later time.