SPD: Man suffers life-threatening injuries in Chief Garry Park neighborhood shooting

SPOKANE, Wash. — An argument led to a shooting in the Chief Garry Park neighborhood Tuesday night.

According to Spokane Police, a man called 911 around 7:30 p.m. saying he had just shot someone. When officers arrived, he put down the gun and told them the man he shot had run off.

Officers found that man a short time later with a gunshot wound in his torso. He was taken to hospital with life threatening injuries.

According to witnesses, an argument between people on E Marshall Ave. near Stevens Elementary escalated into a physical struggle, and 59-year-old David Bloyed shooting a man who had just punched him.

Bloyed was booked into jail on first degree assault charges.