Drive-by shooter walks away from mental hospital

Jamil Fields may be returning to Whitman County

UPDATE: Jamil M. Fields has been arrested in Reno, Nev.

SPOKANE VALLEY - A Whitman County man committed to Eastern State Hospital has walked away from Valley Hospital.

Jamil M. Fields, 28, walked away from the 12606 E. Mission Ave. hospital where he was receiving treatment on March 6, records show. His disappearance was reported to the Spokane County Sheriff's Office at about 1:15 p.m.

By reason of insanity, Fields was found not guilty of a drive-by shooting in 2022 and involuntarily committed to Eastern State Hospital.

Whitman County Superior Court records show Fields presented a substantial...


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