Two dead after shooting in Spokane


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Two people were killed in a shooting at a medical building in Spokane, Wash., on Tuesday morning. An initial investigation showed that a gunman shot a woman and then himself at the Deaconess Hospital, according to the Spokane Police Department.

The shooting, which occurred in a cancer treatment center at the hospital, appeared to be a domestic incident, police said.

Police are investigating the scene but said there is no other threat to people in the area.

This post has been updated.

Mark Berman is a reporter on the National staff. He runs Post Nation, a destination for breaking news and developing stories from around the country.
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