Victim of Spokane Valley hotel shooting identified

<p><p>The man who was shot and killed at a Spokane Valley hotel Saturday morning was 35-year-old Jackson Purdie, according to the Spokane County Medical Examiner.</p></p><p><p>The examiner’s office said on its website Purdie was shot multiple times.</p></p><p><p>Cpl. Mark Gregory with the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday the shooting happened around 10:45 a.m. at the Ramada by Wyndham Spokane Valley on Sullivan Road.</p></p><p><p>Gregory said several people called 911 reporting gunshots and screaming coming from the parking lot near the pool of the hotel.</p></p><p><p>When deputies got to the scene, they found Purdy unresponsive, and he was pronounced dead.</p></p><p><p>“Although very early in the investigation, initial information indicates this deadly incident began as some type of disagreement that quickly escalated,” Gregory said in a news release.</p></p><p><p>A suspect has not been identified. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Crime Check at (509) 456-2233, using reference No. 10124808.</p></p>