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Patient in critical condition after South Hill shooting Sunday

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 18, 2020

Spokane County Fire District 8 firefighters treated a man with a gunshot wound to his abdomen after a shooting on East 55th Ave on Sunday Oct. 18.  (Courtesy of Spokane County Fire District 8 union, local 3711)
Spokane County Fire District 8 firefighters treated a man with a gunshot wound to his abdomen after a shooting on East 55th Ave on Sunday Oct. 18. (Courtesy of Spokane County Fire District 8 union, local 3711)

One person was taken to Providence Sacred Heart in critical condition Sunday afternoon with a gunshot wound after a shooting on Spokane’s South Hill, according to public safety officials. 

Firefighters and medics from Spokane County Fire District 8 treated the patient after they were found with a gunshot wound to the abdomen on East 55th Avenue, according to a tweet from the firefighter’s union

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is investigating. Sheriff’s deputies told KHQ they were looking for a suspect and will be at 55th Ave and Regal Street for some time investigating. 

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