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UPDATE: Police arrest man for drive-by shooting

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UPDATE: Neighbors say the event leading up to a man being shot in the 6000 block of North Mayfair was an attempted burglary. The Spokane Police Department got a call of shots fired after 6PM on September 6th. The call came in from neighbors who heard gunshots and shouting between two men. 56-year-old Gary Courtney was arrested after fleeing the scene in a white pickup. He is facing 1st degree assault charges. The victim has not been identified but suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Neighbors in the area who saw the confrontation told KHQ the victim had been trying to break into Courtney's girlfriend's apartment. For some neighbors, the shooting did not come as a surprise. Spokane Police Department members could not confirm if the victim had attempted a burglary. Their ongoing investigation will determine what the events were that led to the shooting.

PREVIOUS COVERAGE: Police say they arrested a man on charges of 1st degree assault and drive-by Shooting. Police arrested 56-year-old Gary J. Courtney for shooting another man, and hitting him with his white pickup truck.

PREVIOUS COVERAGE: At about 6 PM Saturday night, police responded to two separate calls: one call of shots fired in the 6000 block of North Mayfair, and another of a truck hitting a bike in the 6000 block of North Atlantic.

Police say those two calls ended up being related, and that the someone had shot the bicyclist in the arm. That bicyclist went to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Police are looking for a suspect right now, and say that this shooting was not random.

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