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Shooting in North Spokane was domestic violence related

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

Police say the girlfriend of a man shot Saturday night in north Spokane has been arrested on first degree assault charges.

Officers were called to the 1600 block of E. Bismark Saturday night around 7 p.m. Responding officers found a man and woman inside an apartment. The man had been shot in the leg and the woman told police an intruder had come into their house and shot the victim in the leg, then took off.

Police set up a perimeter to look for the suspect, but were unsuccessful in finding them.

Over the course of the investigation, officers discovered that the woman had in fact shot the man in the leg following an argument. 

That woman was booked into the Spokane County Jail Saturday night on charges first degree assault (domestic violence) and unlawful possession of a firearm.

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