Investigators identify law enforcement, subject in fatal shooting
Report says Ritzville officer shot man who advanced on him swinging a machete
Last updated 4/14/2020 at 1:23pm
RITZVILLE - The Columbia Basin Investigative Team has identified the man shot and killed by police Saturday night as Shawn Lee.
Lee, 49, hometown not released, was shot in the parking lot of Love's Travel Stop and Country Stores, 1370 N. state Highway 261, by officer Jeff Lane, said a report on the shooting released this morning.
Lane is on paid administrative leave, standard operating procedure for an officer involved in a shooting.
According to the report, Lee was passing through Ritzville with a family member when his vehicle broke down and was towed back to Loves.
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