PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE POLICE DEPT: Around 8:30pm Monday night officers responded to a shooting at 2500 W Boone. Upon arrival they found a male who had suffered a single gunshot wound to leg.
He was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Initial information obtained indicated the shooting was the result of a domestic dispute although, the victim was not related to the shooter. The Major Crimes Unit responded to investigate the incident.
The suspect, 26 year old Billy Wessels, was taken into custody just after midnight at a residence at 2300 W Sharp. He is being booked for 2nd Assault DV (2 counts) and one count of Felony Harassment (Threats to kill).