Mom of man in road rage shooting: It was self-defense

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Mom of man in road rage shooting: It was self-defense

The man shot in an apparent road rage incident in the Nine Mile area Thursday night appears to be the aggressor, according to Spokane County major crimes investigators and the shooter's mother.


Mom of man in road rage shooting: It was self-defense


Road rage almost turned deadly last night in nine mile falls..

One man was shot in the chest..

The other man-- who pulled the trigger-- now saying..

He had no choice..

Good evening.

I'm aaron luna.

And i'm nia wong.

No arrestes have been made in the case-- and none are expected.

Our maher kawash explains 11;46;48"a road rage incident at this intersection behind me near seven mile road led to one man being shot and taken to the hospital last night ... Now i spoke to the mother of that shooter today and she says her son was never arrested as he was just using self defense in this situation."14 monica pooley says her 26-year-old son was driving too close to the car in front of him on seven mile road ... Leading to a road rage incident.

The spokane county sheriffs office says the man in the other car then stopped and got out ... Proceeding to assault pooley's son and grab his shirt.

That's when her son loaded his pistol and warned the man to stop ... But when he didn't ... Her son shot the man in his chest.

Police say the shooter then panicked, throwing his pistol into the passenger seat before pulling up to his mothers house down 3 the street and calling 911.

Police detained him at the time but let him go after he answered some questions ... Meanwhile the man who was shot is in stable but serious condition.

The sheriffs office says that this is a case of self defense ... And witnesses confirmed the man who was shot was the aggressor in this situation.

"pooley says her son is pretty shaken up about having to use his concealed carry last night but she's just glad he's safe ... Reporting from nine mile falls ... Im maher kawash 4 news now."11.

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