Man shot outside Spokane marijuana dispensary

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The owner of a Spokane marijuana dispensary shot a man outside the store Sunday night.

The owner of Northwest Healing Arts told sheriff's deputies he saw the man outside about 11:30 p.m. and confronted him with a gun because he has been burglarized in the past.

The owner says the man made a threatening move so he fired.

KXLY reports (http://bit.ly/1fPV62A) the wounded man was taken to Sacred Heart Medical Center, shot in the abdomen.

___

Information from: KXLY-TV, http://www.kxly.com/

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


Top Stories

  • Joining the LOB
    It's never easy being the new guy, but Tharold Simon is already making his mark

  • Smartphone Safety
    Our phones entertain us, inform us and now might protect us

  • Pumpkin Assault
    Pumpkin-flavored items are coming to store shelves whether it's fall or not
ATTENTION COMMENTERS: We've changed our comments, but want to keep you in the conversation.
Please login below with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing MyNorthwest account holders will need to create a new Disqus account or use one of the social logins provided below. Thank you.
comments powered by Disqus
Sign up for breaking news e-mail alerts from MyNorthwest.com
In the community
Do you know an exceptional citizen who has impacted and inspired others?
KIRO Radio and WSECU would like to recognize six oustanding citizens this year. Nominate them to be recognized and to receive a $2,000 charitable grant.