Man shot, killed in domestic violence incident in Medical Lake

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MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. — A woman was arrested after a man was shot and killed in Medical Lake on Friday.

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office says a caller reported hearing a gunshot and screaming at an apartment complex at 227 S. Washington Street around 11 a.m.

Deputies responded to the scene and located a man who had been shot. Despite efforts to save him, the man died at the scene.

Deputies arrested an adult woman who the Sheriff’s Office believes was involved in the incident. A young girl was also detained, as deputies believe she witnessed the incident.

Both were interviewed by detectives at the Public Safety Building.

The woman arrested was identified as 24-year-old Cynthia B. Metsker, who is being charged with second-degree murder and first-degree unlawful possession of a firearm.

This investigation is ongoing.

The brother of the victim has started a GoFundMe. You can donate here.