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Woman expected to survive after being shot in the head in north Spokane motel

From staff reports

A woman was shot in the head Sunday night at a motel in north Spokane, and police still are looking for the suspect.

Police responded to multiple reports of shooting just after 9 p.m. at Al’s Spa Tub Motel at 1421 N. Division St., according to a news release. The suspect was gone when they arrived.

Officers performed first aid on the victim until paramedics arrived and took her to a local hospital, the release said. She is expected to survive.

Police dogs couldn’t trace the scent of the suspect. Officers believe the suspect knew the victim and don’t expect the suspect to target others.

Police didn’t release a name or description of the suspect. Anyone with information about the shooting should call Crime Check at (509) 456-2233.

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