Keep and Bear Arms Home Page
This article was printed from
For more gun- and freedom-related information, visit

Man breaks into house of estranged wife and is killed

Originally ran here as:
"Man slain at home of estranged wife"
"Shooter, woman questioned; no arrests made"
by Staff Writer
April 28, 2002

A 30-year-old man was shot dead Saturday afternoon after he forced his way into the home of his estranged wife, according to Spokane Police.

Staff Sgt. Chad Jones, from the 92nd Maintenance Squadron at Fairchild Air Force Base, was dead when police arrived on the scene shortly after noon.

The shooting occurred at 2918 W. Sixth. The gray house with red trim is in a small neighborhood between High Bridge Park and Government Way.

Jones was shot by a 23-year-old man who was in the house with Jones' estranged wife at the time, according to police.

Moments before the shooting, a friend of Jones had just ushered the woman's two daughters -- ages 4 and 7 -- out of the house and into a car, according to Sgt. Dan Torok.

The children were with friends of the family Saturday night, Torok said.

The shooter and the 26-year-old woman were questioned by police. At press time no determination had been made on what, if any, charges would be sought.

NOTICE: In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, this material is distributed, without profit, for research or educational purposes. We do our best, as well, to give credit to the original news source who published these Guns Save Lives stories out of respect and appreciation for their willingness to spread the word that Guns Save Lives -- and when an original link is available, we ALWAYS send all our visitors to read the original article on the original site where it was posted. God Bless the Americans that publish these stories - for assisting Americans in hearing the truth about guns saving lives.