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Spokane police searching for man involved in shooting on North Martin

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 10, 2013, 12:21 p.m.

Spokane police are searching for a man suspected of shooting another in northeast Spokane this morning.

A man with a gunshot wound to the chest was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries following the shooting on North Martin Street, Spokane police said. Police say the incident appears to be a drug-related robbery.

Police responded to a shooting call at 2608 N. Martin about 5:30 a.m. Thursday.

Police were still searching for the shooter, who fled on foot. He’s described as a white man, 30 to 40 years old, 5-foot-6-inches tall with a solid build, calloused hands, dark hair, a dark shirt and sunglasses, and armed with a handgun. Anyone with information is asked to call 911.

The 2600 block of North Martin is closed while police investigate.

More information will be posted on this story as it becomes available.