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Woman Shot By WSP Facing Felony Drug Charges

SPOKANE, Wash. - New details on the shooting of a pregnant woman by a WSP detective during a drug raid last month at an apartment on Lincoln.

24-year-old Keamia Powell will face felony charges as well has her mother 41-year-old Aletha Robinson.

The paper work reached the Spokane Prosecutors office Wednesday as well as new details of what the drug task force found in the apartment. Detectives found crack cocaine packaged in bundles ready to sale as well as drug scales next to a baby bassinette in the room.

The officer involved, Sergeant Lee Slemp tells investigators his pistol unintentionally went off while trying to prevent Powell from escaping. The shooting is still under investigation.

He also says he saw Powell ingest some of the suspected drugs during her attempt to flee the apartment.

Powell delivered her baby shortly after the drug raid. The child is now in Child Protective Services.

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