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Suspect In Fatal Shooting Identified

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Deputy Craig Chamberlin has confirmed that the suspect in the fatal shooting has been identified as 22-year-old Ryan R. Ames. Ames is facing second degree murder charges.


Deputy Craig Chamberlin has confirmed that the man who was shot has passed away at a local hospital. His identity has not been released. 

Major Crimes Detectives are investigating. The suspect has been arrested in the shooting. 

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Sheriff's deputies were called to a shooting in Spokane Valley near 31st and Vercler Tuesday afternoon. 

The investigation is still ongoing, but we are told it started around 4:30pm when two men got into an argument, and during the confrontation one brother shot the other in the stomach. 

The victim was taken to the hospital and we are told he does have life-threatening injuries. 

The suspect has been detained and a weapon has been recovered. 

Detectives do not believe there are any other outstanding suspects.

At this point it's unclear what the argument was about.


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