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Officers shoot man with knife

Suspect dies from wounds in Cheney's Mitchell's Harvest Foods parking lot


Last updated 9/6/2018 at 8:22am

John McCallum

Medical equipment (in background) lies near the body of a man who was shot and killed late Monday night by Cheney police.

One man was killed in an officer-involved shooting that took place late Monday night at Mitchell's Harvest Foods on First Street.

According to a Sept. 4 Cheney Police Department news release, three Cheney officers, assisted by Eastern Washington University police, responded to a call at approximately 11:40 p.m. of a disorderly man armed with a knife at the grocery store at 116 W. First St. Upon arriving on scene, the officers made contact with the man outside the store in the parking lot.

The man refused to follow the officers' commands, and still armed with the knife, moved towards the off...

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