Community Coverage of North Spokane Deputy Shootout | Crime
For those that have been following the news lately, we've been covering the recent deputy shootout heavily.
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To see what we've been working on www.kxly.com and other community sites, here's a few useful links of the shooting coverage:
This is a call feature we put a lot of work into. It documents all the confirmed related events into a timeline so you know what happened and when. It's very visual with a brief description of the incidents. Includes photos, video and audio from dispatch.
While we drove north to respond to breaking news, we saw vehicles from nearly every law enforcement area in the region. Spokane Valley deputies were some of those who responded to the scene. They had to drive 19+ miles to respond via I-90 and other roads to get to the area of north Spokane.
You can listen to the dispatch audio that was broadcast on the public police scanners. The shout that started it all, an injured deputy screaming code-99 into his radio.
Here's a collection of the community responding to the deputy shootout through tweets and comments on Facebook.
Here's a collection of tweets from local law enforcement as events unfolded.
If you lost track of where everything was happening in Spokane, here's a map documenting all the various scenes that may have been related to the shooting.