Manhunt on for Valley shooting suspect

Man shot in head outside duplex Monday afternoon
Manhunt on for Valley shooting suspect

Deputies are investigating a shooting in Spokane Valley that left a victim with a gunshot wound to the head.

The victim, an adult male, was taken to an area hospital. His condition is not known.

The shooting happened shortly before 5 p.m. in front of a duplex near the intersection of Sprague and Herald.

Authorities have taken nine people into custody for questioning and have surrounded the duplex in case the shooter is still inside the building.

The SWAT team has responded to the scene and Alert Spokane has been activated within a quarter mile radius of the shooting.

As of 6:30 p.m. Walnut and Herald remain closed between Sprague and Broadway. People are being asked to stay away from the area and residents are also being asked to remain in their homes.