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Man shot at bank in N. Spokane trying to wrestle gun from suspect

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Police at reported shooting in North Spokane Thursday evening Police at reported shooting in North Spokane Thursday evening
The FBI is investigating a shooting at a Wells Fargo bank in North Spokane. The FBI is investigating a shooting at a Wells Fargo bank in North Spokane.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Police and K-9 units responded to a reported shooting at a bank in North Spokane Thursday evening after an attempted robbery.

Multiple sources told KHQ the man, who was a customer, was shot while trying to wrestle the gun away from the suspect.

No employees were hurt.

Firefighters say a man suffered multiple gunshot wounds in the bank. He was taken to Sacred Heart and was reported to be in serious condition. His family tells KHQ that he will undergo surgery for his wounds.

Police told KHQ there was just one victim and it was not a mass shooting.

The FBI says the bank robber/shooter was wearing gloves, a mask, and multiple layers of clothing. 

Heavily armed police officers searched businesses in the area for the shooter, and a helicopter also aided in the search.

Noodle Express, a nearby business, was forced to lock its doors with customers inside as police searched for the reported shooter.

Police also evacuated Friendship Park during the search.

The FBI is  taking over the investigation.

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