Homicide Detectives Need Your Help, 2014 Case


Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives are looking to the public for tips regarding a fatal shooting and have partnered with Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest to offer a reward.  The incident occurred  just before midnight, 11/7/2014,  near the intersection of S. Elm Street and W. 10th.  Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit the tip via the Internet website www.crimestoppersinlandnorthwest.org.


Spokane Police Major Crimes Detectives are still seeking information from the public regarding the homicide that occurred just after midnight on 11/7/2014. The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim as 26-year-old Zachery D. Lamb.

Detectives are specifically looking for anyone who may have witnessed anything suspicious on 11/7/2014, between 11:45 pm and midnight, in the area of Elm St. from 2nd to 10th Avenue. Witnesses indicated that the suspect vehicle was a dark colored SUV with a roof rack hanging approximately 1 foot over the windshield. The suspect is described as a white male in his 40’s with a gravelly voice. Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward to anyone providing information leading to an arrest in this incident.  Persons with information should call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-222-TIPS, or should submit the tip via the Internet website www.crimestoppersinlandnorthwest.org.  Tipsters do not have to give their name to collect 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.  It is not affiliated with law enforcement. Full Disclosure of reward requirements is available athttp://www.crimestoppersinlandnorthwest.org .

See original release below:

Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives are investigating a fatal shooting.  The incident occurred last night just before midnight near the intersection of S. Elm Street and W. 10th. A witness indicated an unknown male shot the victim multiple times before fleeing. 

Last night, 11/7/2014, just before midnight, Spokane Police received a report of a shooting in the 1000 block of S. Elm. The caller indicated a male acquaintance had been shot multiple times by an unknown male suspect and the suspect, described as a white male in his 40s, driving a dark colored SUV, fled the location after the shooting.

SPD officers quickly arrived on scene and located the victim, who had sustained life-threatening gunshot wounds to his torso.   The adult male victim was transported to the hospital and pronounced dead.

Officers searched the area for the suspect, however he was not located.

SPD Major Crimes Detectives responded to the scene to investigate. The investigation into this incident is on-going.

Ofc. Teresa Fuller | Public Information Officer | Spokane Police Department

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