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Neighbors uneasy after man drops dead in Spokane street

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

Detectives are investigating two unrelated incidents that occurred moments apart, within two blocks of each other Monday evening.

Neighbors reported an explosion going off near Pittsburg and Central. Minutes later, a man with traumatic injuries to his face died about two blocks away on East Columbia Ave.

The cause of death for the man is yet to be determined. The medical examiner identified him as 26-year-old Dustin L. Maclean.

Those living nearby say it's been an uneasy 24 hours.

"It does put you on edge for a little bit," said Michael Early.

Neighbor Dawn Witkoe agrees.

"That's getting a little close to home," he said.

Detectives are continuing to investigate both cases. They said at this time, they do not believe they are connected. If you have any information, call Crime Check, 509-456-2233. 

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