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Police looking for person of interest in downtown Spokane shooting

Spokane police are looking for a person of interesting in a downtown shooting Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (Grace Chapin / KHQ)
Spokane police are looking for a person of interesting in a downtown shooting Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (Grace Chapin / KHQ)

Spokane police are searching for a person of interest in a downtown shooting late Monday night.

At about 12:40 a.m., police responded to the area of Sprague Avenue and Jefferson Street, where they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound, police wrote in a news release. The man was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.

The shooting happened outside of KHQ Local News’ office building on Sprague Avenue, which captured the shooting on surveillance video.

According to the video, a sedan pulls up to a man on a bicycle near the intersection, shoots him then drives away west on Sprague. It turns around, heads south on Jefferson then east on First Avenue.

Major Crimes Detectives are still investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Check at (509) 456-2233 and reference report number 2018-20028428.


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