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Two injured in overnight shooting west of Spokane; Suspects on the loose

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Around 11:38 Tuesday night, police responded to a shooting near Thorpe and Abbott west of Spokane. Two people were shot and sustained non-life threatening injuries. Both were transported to the hospital to be checked out but have since been released.

The suspects who shot the two men are still on the loose. Detectives with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office say the two suspects were masked and may have been driving a Chevrolet Equinox. 

One of the victims told KHQ reporter Cynthia Johnson that he was inside his trailer home while a friend was outside working on some bikes. The man said he heard arguing outside so he went out to see what was going on. That's when a man with a gun demanded his coat and wallet and shot the two men before fleeing the scene. The man said he "survived by the grace of God" because the bullet only grazed his stomach.

The Spokane County Sheriff's Office is investigating and if you have any information, you're asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233. 

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