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UPDATE: Shooting scene clearing, suspect remains at large

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Deputies investigating a shooting call in Spokane Valley near Valleyway and Walnut Deputies investigating a shooting call in Spokane Valley near Valleyway and Walnut
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. -

UPDATE: Sheriff's detectives have now searched all the homes they believed the shooting suspect may be hiding, and found nothing. Detectives say the shooter is still at large, but there is no threat to the public. Detectives are now clearing the scene. The victim had an incredibly lucky break. He was shot in the head, but the bullet only glanced off him, resulting in minor injuries and 4 stitches. As for why the shooting occurred, that is a question detectives will be tackling in the coming days. At this point they would not hazard a guess.

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Deputies are responding to a possible shooting in Spokane Valley near the Winco Foods at E. Sprague and N. Walnut Road.

A perimeter is being set up in the area, so avoid the area if you can. There are a lot of deputies in body armor with guns drawn in the area telling people who live in the neighborhood to stay in their homes. Walnut and Herald are closed from Sprague to Broadway.

At this time, we know one person was taken to the hospital related to this incident, however deputies would not confirm if that person was shot. Several people are being questioned by police.

We will update you as soon as we get any additional information confirmed.

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