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UPDATE: Police investigating shooting in Spokane Valley

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SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. -

UPDATE: Spokane County Sheriff's Deputies say doctors are treating two men for minor injuries after a fight that was broken up by a man firing a gun.

Deputies say a man was driving in his car Thursday when he saw two men fighting. The driver was armed, and got out of the car to try to break it up. Deputies say the driver felt threatened when the two men who were fighting approached him, so he fired his gun into the pavement.

Officers say that bullet ricocheted and got lodged into one man's shoe. So far, officers say no charges have been filed.

Roads in the area are back open.

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Spokane Valley Police report one person has been injured in a shooting that occurred near E. Nixon Ave. and N. Thierman Rd..

Police say a passerby fired weapon when he was threatened by people he was trying to stop from fighting. Person was hit in the foot by a ricochet and taken to the hospital with minor injuries. No charges yet, but shooting is under investigation.

The suspect has been detained and the gun has been located.

Roads in the area are closed until further notice.


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