April 25, 2014 in City

Two people taken to hospital following early morning shooting

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This house, with bullet holes in a front window, was the scene of a shooting that left two men wounded near the corner of Broadway Avenue and Dick Road in Spokane Valley early Friday, April 25, 2014. A neighbor said a group of people showed up at the house in the early morning hours, there were arguments and a rapid succession of gunshots before cars peeled away.
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Spokane County Sheriff’s investigators are receiving little cooperation from witnesses to an early morning shooting that sent two people to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries early Friday.

A single-story home near the corner of Broadway Avenue and Dick Road was roped off Friday morning as authorities collected evidence. The shooting occurred sometime around 4 a.m., according to a neighbor who said he was woken from his sleep by arguing, then gunfire.

Dick Road was lined with cars in the hours before the shooting, the neighbor said. The front windows of the home were shattered and the door was ajar early Friday.

The Sheriff’s Office said it is investigating the shooting as possibly gang-related.

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