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Man Shot In Downtown Hagerstown

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HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been shot and a suspect is being sought in downtown Hagerstown.

Hagerstown Police Sgt. Jim Robison told The Herald-Mail the man was shot once in the stomach as he walked near Wellers Alley and Jonathan Street at about 3:15 p.m. Monday.

The victim was taken to the Meritus Medical Center.

Detective Jim Hurd says witnesses told investigators the assailant fled on foot. He says there reportedly was a dispute before the shooting.

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