SPOKANE VALLEY -- Authorities are looking for a woman suspected of robbing a man and then shooting him in a Spokane Valley neighborhood.
Police said a man was shot in the street in the neighborhood of Bates Court and Bowdish around 11:30 a.m. Sunday. The neighborhood was blocked off for several hours Sunday while detectives investigated.
Officers said 25-year-old Crystal Abad robbed a male acquaintance at an unspecified location in Spokane Valley. Police said the victim followed Abad back to the Bates Court neighborhood in an attempt to get his belongings back. Officers said that is when Abad shot the man in the shoulder and then drove away.
The man was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Police said Abad, a 5’4” white woman, drove off in a 2000 Gold Jeep Cherokee or Laredo.
Authorities said the suspect and the victim know each other, but they are still investigating the nature of their relationship.
It is unclear why the confrontation and shooting happened in the Bates Court neighborhood.