Man shot in Vancouver, suspect in custody

Police said the victim and suspect know each other

A man was shot in Vancouver on September 14, 2017. (KOIN)
A man was shot in Vancouver on September 14, 2017. (KOIN)

VANCOUVER, Wash. (KOIN) — A man was shot in the left arm in Vancouver Thursday afternoon, police said.

According to Vancouver police, the victim called 911 saying he had been shot near the 1900 block of Todd Road. He was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police said the suspect, later identified as 26-year-old Joseph Carswell, knew the victim.

Carswell was taken into custody without incident and booked on 1st-degree assault.

Early reports show the incident was over money owed.