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Woman critically wounded in Spokane shooting

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Associated Press
SPOKANE -- Police say a man was showing a handgun to a friend when it accidentally fired and hit a 20-year-old woman in the head at a residence in Spokane's South Hill neighborhood.
Police said the woman was critically wounded about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday. She was taken to a hospital in grave condition.
Detectives seized the gun and are investigating circumstances that include negligent handling of a firearm and intoxication.
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