Spokane County deputies fatally shoot man after standoff

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Spokane County Sheriff’s Office deputies have shot and killed a man after a 12-hour standoff at a home in the Greenacres area. KREM reports according to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office, the man was fatally shot after he started a fire at the home Tuesday and then walked outside. During the standoff, the Sheriff’s Office says deputies tried to get the man to cooperate and at one point used tear gas in an effort to get him to leave the residence. The Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded after neighbors reported the man had fired a gun through open windows in his home at neighbor’s houses. The man’s name hasn’t been released.