SPOKANE, Wash. – The officer-involved shooting at the West Wynn Motel on May 2, 2016 was justified, according to the Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office.
The announcement was made at a press conference on Wednesday. No criminal charges will be filed against SPD officers.
Police responded to the motel for a domestic violence report involving a gun and knife around 3:30 p.m. on May 2.
On Wednesday, Spokane Police officials said the suspect, Aaron Johnson, set up to shoot officers when they arrived.
SPD officials said they found a suicide note during their search.
Johnson survived the shooting and is now in the county jail.
The officer involved shooting at the West Wynn was the third within a week for the Spokane Police Department.