Police: Moscow man shot to death while helping friend change locks at home; suspect is woman's ex-boyfriend

November 10, 2013 

A 42-year-old Moscow man was shot to death in a trailer home Sunday, according to the Moscow Police Department. The victim was identified as Charles Patrick McMichael.

Police were called just before 1 p.m. Sunday to a report of a shooting at the Bel Air Mobile Home Park, 1751 North Polk Extension.

Upon arriving, two women told emergency personnel that McMichael had suffered multiple gunshot wounds to his chest and was inside trailer #31. McMichael was rushed to Gritman Medical Center by Moscow Volunteer Ambulance Service. He died at the hospital.

Witnesses told police that the shooter was on the deck outside the same trailer, and police took the suspect into custody. Police identified him as 28-year-old Nathaniel H. Nisbet. He was booked into the Latah County Jail on a charge of first-degree murder.

Investigators say preliminary information indicates the victim and his wife were helping Nisbet's estranged girlfriend change the locks on the trailer. When they arrived Sunday afternoon, the door to the trailer was locked and barricaded on the inside.

McMichael was able to force open the door and enter the trailer, police say. An altercation ensued, and shots were fired.

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