There is heavy police presence in Spokane Valley and authorities are asking the public to avoid the area.

Police are responding to a report of shots fired in the area, and KHQ is working to confirm further information with authorities. SWAT teams have also responded to the scene.

Police are blocking traffic going towards Knox Ave. and Woodruff in Spokane Valley. They are asking people to avoid the area of Montgomery & Locust.

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