Suspect arrested in South Hill shooting

Spokane shooting
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SPOKANE, Wash. — A man accused of shooting another man in the face on Spokane’s lower South Hill has been arrested.

Gary Lee Cottrill was booked into jail at 2 a.m. for first-degree assault.

Officers responded to the area of Cedar Street and Sixth Avenue around 5:40 p.m. Wednesday for reports of the shooting. The victim was found in serious condition and taken to the hospital.

Cottrill was found a few blocks from the scene. He will make his first appearance in court Thursday afternoon.