Girl, man wounded in Spokane gang shooting

SPOKANE — Police say the shooting of a man and a girl Sunday night in Spokane was gang-related, and the shooter is still at large.

Spokeswoman Jennifer DeRuwe said the man was the intended target. He was standing in a yard when he was hit. She said a bullet went into a house and wounded the girl.

Police describe the wounds as serious and say the two are in serious condition at a hospital.

The fire department said the man is 23 and the girl is 6.

Police shut down roads in the lower South Hill neighborhood, checked houses and searched with a police dog. The Spokane gang and major crimes police teams are investigating.

DeRuwe said detectives are withholding details while the shooter is at large.

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