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Wrestling over a gun sends man to hospital

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SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

Police are still investigating after two men wrestling for a gun sent one of them to the hospital after the weapon fired.

It happened around 6:45 p.m. Sunday night at the intersection of Midway and Joplin in Shreveport's Caddo Heights neighborhood.

Shreveport Police spokesman Marcus Hines says 20-year-old Deonza McClinton was taken by a private vehicle to University Health.  McClinton was shot in the thigh. He was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Police say McClinton knows the person who shot him. The gunman ran off after the gun was fired.

Authorities are urging anyone with information about this crime to contact Caddo-Crime Stoppers immediately at (318) 673-7373.

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