*** For Immediate Release***
November 18, 2011
Contact: Trooper Troy Briggs
Colville Officer Involved Shooting Update
The Spokane Investigative Regional Response (SIRR) Team’s investigation into the officer involved shooting that occurred last Saturday evening in Colville is progressing.
Stolen property, including a loaded handgun, was recovered from the hotel room where the incident occurred. The autopsy has been completed on the twenty-one year old suspect, Sean J. Bergstrasser.
The interview of Officer Spring has been completed. Officer Spring is an eleven-year veteran of the Colville Police Department and remains on paid administrative leave per department policy.
The investigation is ongoing and any additional inquiries can be made to Trooper Troy Briggs at 509-993-2946.