Spokane Police respond to 5 shootings in two hours

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SPOKANE, Wash. — Spokane Police officers responded to five shootings in a two-hour period Monday night.

The first report of shots fired happened near Dalton and Helena just after 10:30 p.m. When police arrived, those involved fled. An uninvolved parked car was hit and other shooting evidence was recovered, but no victims were located.

The second shooting happened at 11:13 p.m. near Knox and Elm. Multiple people reported hearing shots. An unoccupied, parked car was shot several times, but no people were hit.

Police responded to reports of a third shooting at 11:40 p.m. near Sanson and Perry. Officers responded, but did not find any evidence of a shooting.

Minutes later, a caller reported someone was shot near Dalton and Helena. Officers found a woman with multiple gunshot wounds.

At this part time, police believe a shooter (or shooters) walked up to the home and fired approximately 20 rounds inside. There were several small children, including an infant, and numerous adults in the home at the time. The woman was the only person injured and was taken to the hospital.

The fifth reported shooting happened at Alice ad Cora. Callers reported five to six gunshots, but no evidence of a shooting was found.

Police are actively investigating each shooting to see if there is any connectivity between them. Anyone with information about any of the shootings are asked to call Crime Check at 509-4556-2233.