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Police arrest suspect in Spokane Valley shooting

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 7, 2021

Police arrested the primary suspect in a Spokane Valley shooting Saturday.

A caller reported that Sabrina M. Heaton was sitting in his vehicle in a Spokane Valley parking lot. Police found Heaton with the information given and arrested her without incident.

Police suspect Heaton of shooting an unidentified male Aug. 26 after a dispute over a vehicle, according to a Spokane Valley Police Department news release. The shooting occurred in the 4200 block of N. Best Road.

The victim had life-threatening injuries after the shooting but was in the hospital in stable condition as of Wednesday.

Heaton was booked into the Spokane County Jail on the attempted murder first-degree warrant, with her bond set at $1 million.

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