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Shooting investigation continues in Barnesville

Published: May 24, 2017 12:15 PM

BARNESVILLE — The two men shot outside a Franklin Street home during an altercation with a Barnesville resident a week ago were brothers who reside in Cambridge.

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, hospital where he was treated for a gunshot wound to the chest.

His brother, who suffered a gunshot wound to the leg that severed the femoral artery, has since been released from the hospital.

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” The men were reportedly fighting over a woman identified as the alleged shooter’s ex-wife.

m. on May 16 started with an altercation involving one of the Cambridge residents and the Barnesville man at his home.

That is when the two brothers reportedly decided to return to the Barnesville man’s home to for a second altercation.

Authorities said one of the brothers was armed with a firearm.

It was then gunshots were fired, striking the original combatant in the leg and his brother in the chest.

He declined to speculate what charges could be filed at the conclusion of the investigation.

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