Two killed in shooting at Spokane cancer treatment center

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by KREM.com

NWCN.com

Posted on July 8, 2014 at 11:13 AM

Updated Tuesday, Jul 8 at 11:13 AM

SPOKANE, Wash. – Two people were fatally shot at Rockwood Cancer Treatment Center near Deaconess Hospital Tuesday morning. Authorities said around 10:15 that one suspect was in custody.

The medical center is located in the Downtown area, along West 5th and Monroe.

Authorities said an employee called 911 to report the shooting around 9:30 a.m. Sources told KREM 2 News a man walked into a lab area with a gun and shot a woman. Witnesses said they heard between four and six shots fired.

Spokane Police reported the shooting appeared to be related to domestic violence. One man and one woman were killled, according to authorities. Early reports indicated the man shot the woman and then himself, police said.

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