Altus man shot in the leg

by Michael Bush -

A 23 year old man was shot this morning in Altus. According to reports from Altus Police, the incident happened at approximately 6 a.m. today in the 500 block of N. Julian.

Captain Tommy Uptergrove of the Altus Police Department said that the victim was shot one time in the leg. He was then transported to the emergency room at Jackson County Memorial Hospital where he was treated and released.

Uptergrove said that an investigation into the shooting is ongoing, but there are no leads, suspects or a motive at this point. The identity of the victim is being withheld at his request.

by Michael Bush

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