John Lee, 29, is accused of a triple-shooting incident on Jan. 10, which left three people dead and a fourth seriously injured.
Officials say the lone survivor of a triple shooting incident in Moscow
that left three people dead is improving in a Spokane hospital, but remains in serious condition. Michael Chin, 39, of Seattle was shot Jan. 10 when a gunman opened fire at the offices of Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance, killing 76-year-old David Trail.
Minutes later, 47-year-old Belinda Niebuhr of Moscow was murdered when she was shot at a Moscow Arby's restaurant. And 61-year-old Terri Grzebielski also died of gunshot wounds at a third location, the victim of the same alleged gunman.
Memorial services for Grzebielski, Niebuhr and Trail are planned for this coming Saturday, Jan. 17, in Moscow.
Meanwhile, the suspect, 29-year-old John Lee of Moscow, is scheduled to appear in a Whitman County (Wash.) courtroom on Friday, Jan. 16. He faces a felony charge of eluding police, in addition to an extradition hearing where he would be sent back to Idaho to face murder and attempted murder charges.
that court documents reveal Lee went to "great lengths" to carry out the murders, and that Niebuhr attempted to escape the shooting by trying to jump out of a drive-thu window at Arby's, but she was shot several times. Court documents also reveal that a witness was able to take multiple photos of Lee's car as police say he fled the scene. That helped law enforcement trail Lee's vehicle to Washington, where he was arrested.