TWEET FROM ALEX ROZIER: The woman I spoke with said the man shot by police is schizophrenic.
TWEET FROM ALEX ROZIER: I'm told by friends the man shot by police is around 40 y/o and a has a wife and 14 yo daughter who live at Salvation Army.
TWEET FROM ALEX ROZIER: We're awaiting official word from Police Chief Frank Straub. I expect a press briefing in the next couple hours.
TWEET FROM ALEX ROZIER: One lady described the shooting as a scene "out of black ops on XBox."
TWEET FROM ALEX ROZIER: Just talked to several people who witnessed the incident. They all say there was a shouting match before incident took place.
TWEET FROM ALEX ROZIER: This began as a traffic incident at a separate scene before it escalated into an officer involved shooting.
UPDATE: The man who was shot has died. At this hour we're awaiting his identity. We'll post more details as we get them.
UPDATE: Spokane Police Chief Frank Straub will hold a press conf. soon in regards to the officer involved shooting. We'll carry the event LIVE on KHQ and on KHQ.com.
BREAKING UPDATE: The officer involved shooting happened in the parking lot of the Salvation Army at Ruby & Indiana shortly before 7 this morning. The male victim suffers from a gunshot wound and his condition is unknown at this hour. Multiple police officers from the Spokane Police Dept. responded to the scene. Our Katie Steiner is following this story closely and will have live updates all morning long on KHQ.
The Spokane Police Department advises that the 200 block of Indiana and Nora will be shut down for several hours. The Division Street bridge over the Spokane River also is closed.
BREAKING TWEET FROM OFC. TERESA FULLER: Division also closed from North River to Spokane Falls Blvd.
BREAKING TWEET FROM OFC. TERESA FULLER: Indiana closed from Ruby to Lidgerwood for police activity.
KHQ.COM - There's been an officer involved shooting involving the Spokane Police Dept. near Indiana and Ruby just north of downtown Spokane. The male victim has been taken to the hospital with unknown injuries.
We're told that the area will be blocked off for the next several hours. We'll post more details as we get them.
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SALVATION ARMY:
The Salvation Army of Spokane is cooperating with the Spokane Police Department as part of an ongoing investigation.
There was an officer involved shooting on the Salvation Army campus at 204 E Indiana Avenue, Spokane, WA. 99207 in the early morning hours of Wednesday, August 22nd, 2013.
One person was shot and taken to a local hospital. The Spokane Police are thoroughly investigating.
Due to the investigation, all programs at The Salvation Army campus are temporarily closed and will reopen upon further notification. That includes access to the Food Bank, The Nurturing Center and other programs.
The Housing & Essential Needs Program (HEN) is open with entrance on the Indiana and Lidgerwood administration entrance, unless access becomes inaccessible.
The Salvation Army will continue to work with law enforcement on this issue and will keep the public and its clients up to date as more information becomes available.