Spokane Police: Man shot in the face on lower South Hill sent to hospital

SPOKANE, Wash.–The Spokane Police Department says a man was shot in the face and taken to the hospital Wednesday evening.

Officers said they got reports of a shooting around 5:40 p.m. near Cedar Street and Sixth Avenue. The man who was shot is in serious condition, according to police.

The police department said it has a man detained, but not arrested in relation to the shooting. He was found a few blocks from the scene, police said.

The scene is locked down and major crimes investigators are on the way.

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