Witnesses say a customer shot the robber in the upper chest or shoulder, and the robber fled.
SPOKANE — Spokane County sheriff’s deputies are searching for a bank robber who witnesses say was shot by a customer during an attempted heist of a credit union in the Spokane Valley.
The robbery attempt occurred at a Spokane Teachers Credit Union branch in the Spokane Valley on Thursday afternoon.
Sheriff’s spokesman Mark Gregory says witnesses told officers that a customer shot the robber in the upper chest or shoulder, and the robber fled.
Gregory says blood was found at the scene.
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The Spokesman-Review says deputies searched the area with dogs and a helicopter, but have yet to locate the robber.