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January 6, 2014 at 6:53 AM

Suspect in Spokane homicide shoots self in Pasco

SPOKANE (AP) — Police say a 26-year-old man who accidentally shot himself in the leg Saturday at a Pasco motel is a suspect in a fatal shooting Friday in Spokane.

Brandon Mellon was taken to a hospital in Portland in critical condition

The Spokesman-Review reports he’s under guard and will be returned to Spokane for the homicide case.

Police say investigators had determined Mellon was a person of interest in Friday’s shooting and they were looking for him before the Pasco shooting.

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