SPD: No active shooter situation at River Park Square mall

SPD: No active shooter situation at River Park Square mall

UPDATE: One man was taken into police custody after SPD responded to reports of a possible active shooter in downtown Spokane Friday night.

At 6:15 p.m. Friday, SPD received calls of an active shooter near the Apple Store downtown. Officers responded and quickly determined no shots had been fired. River Park Square Mall security provided a description of a person with a handgun which had been brandished.

Officers located and detained a person matching that description, 21-year-old Max D. Zidrashko, who was booked into the Spokane County Jail for carrying a dangerous weapon.

No one was injured during the incident.

Spokane Police asks that you be vigilant of your surroundings and report suspicious behavior.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Crime Check at (509) 456-2233.


The Spokane Police Department confirms there is not an active shooter situation in downtown Spokane at River Park Square mall.

There is NOT an active shooting situation going on at Riverpark Square Mall. Numerous officers are on scene.

— Spokane Police (@SpokanePD) March 3, 2018

One person tells kxly4 that during the incident shoppers were locked inside the Nordstrom store inside the mall.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated with more information as it becomes available.