VANCOUVER A man who was shot in his home during a Vancouver crime spree, which ended with police shooting and killing a teen suspect, was arrested along with his wife Friday.
It all started on January 25 when 16-year-old Doug Combs reportedly shot William Toohey, 48, in Toohey s home.
Combs was then suspected of holding up two convenience stores at gunpoint. Arriving officers shot and killed Combs after he reportedly reached for a gun while running away from police.
Detectives obtained a warrant and searched the home of Toohey and his wife, 51-year-old Cora Whitebird, after learning Combs was their neighbor and knew them, said Sgt. Kevin Allais with the Clark County Sheriff s Office.
In the home, police found a camera, rifle and laptop that had been stolen during a series of home burglaries. Detectives also found marijuana, a scale and packaging material, Allais said.
Detectives originally investigated the incident as a home invasion, but later said they did not believe Toohey was shot in a random act of violence, Allais said.
Detectives also learned Toohey had accidentally fired a bullet into a neighbor s home sometime before he was shot by Combs, Allais said.
Toohey was charged with series of crimes including unlawful possession of a firearm, possession with intent to deliver marijuana, reckless endangerment, possession of a stolen firearm and possession of stolen property.
Whitebird was charged with possession with intent to deliver marijuana, and possession of stolen property.