Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest offers reward for fatal murder of Joseph B. Quinn in Spokane – Lewis-Clark Valley Community


Spokane Valley Police Department

SPOKANE VALLEY – Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest is offering a cash reward for information that will help detectives identify the suspect(s) and hold them accountable in the Feb. 6 shooting death of Joseph B. Quinn in the 9300 block of E . Montgomery.


Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detectives continue to investigate last night’s fatal shooting in the 9300 block of E. Montgomery Avenue.

Arriving deputies provided immediate medical attention (chest seal and CPR) to the adult male victim until relieved by Spokane Valley Fire and AMR personnel. Despite these rescue efforts, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

A thorough search for the suspect, including Spokane Regional Air Support Unit Air 2 and UAS teams, as well as two K-9 units, was unsuccessful and no arrests were made.

Witnesses contacted during the investigation reported seeing a person flee the scene immediately after the shots were heard, but it is unclear whether the man was involved in the incident. He was described as a Caucasian male, possibly 6’00”, lean, wearing dark clothing.

Bullets hit two apartments near the scene of the shooting. Other than the victim, no one inside the apartments or anyone else in the area reported being injured.

Major Crime Detectives, Forensic Unit technicians and RIG-9 analysts continued the investigation late into the evening as they documented the scene, collected evidence and attempted to locate any video that would help investigators identify one or more suspects or determine what happened.

Anyone with information/advice regarding this incident is asked to call the Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-800-222-TIPS or go to Tipsters do not have to give their name to receive the cash reward.

Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest is a civilian organization that promotes public safety by paying cash rewards for information that solves crimes. He is not affiliated with law enforcement. Full disclosure of reward requirements is available at

This investigation remains active and no additional information is available at this time.




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