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Police investigating shooting at 4th and Maple in downtown Spokane

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

Police are investigating a shooting in the area of 4th and Maple in downtown Spokane Monday night. Officers and a K-9 unit are searching for the shooter.

Officers responded to the call around 9:00 p.m. They say a man was found shot in the lower back. That man was taken to an area hospital by ambulance with serious injuries. 

Witnesses say the two men appeared to know each other. Investigators are looking into what lead up to the shooting Monday night as well.

The suspect is described as a black man about 6 feet 2 inches tall, 230 lbs with a muscular build. He was seen wearing a dark blue T-shirt and blue jeans

Police do not believe the shooting was random and there is not a danger to the public.

Anyone with information about the shooter or the incident is asked to call 911.

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