Killed – James M. Eshelman (Moses Lake, WA)


MOSES LAKE — The man fatally shot by Moses Lake police Monday night was identified as 54-year-old James M. Eshelman, of Moses Lake, according to Moses Lake police.

Eshelman was shot about 5:30 p.m. Monday after officers responded to a disturbance at a home in the 2000 block of South Belair Drive. Eshelman was armed with a large knife when officers contacted him, according to police reports.

At some point, an officer shot Eshelman, who was transported to Samaritan Hospital in Moses Lake where he was pronounced dead.


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