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Apparent fight over card game ends in gunfire

One man is hospitalized after being shot during a struggle over a gun.

Posted: Feb. 13, 2018 12:57 PM
Updated: Feb. 13, 2018 7:30 PM

CORINTH, Miss. (WTVA) -- There are still no arrests in a shooting in Corinth Sunday.

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Captain Dell Green says the shooting happened around 1:30 Sunday morning at the Sixth Street Apartments.

The victim, Tyrone Traylor, 42, of Corinth, was shot once in abdomen and remains hospitalized at Magnolia Regional Medical Center.

Green says they are waiting to interview Traylor as part of the investigation.

He says it appears there was an argument over a card game between Traylor and Deontae Fernando, 22.

Green says the dispute turned physical and a struggle over a gun before Traylor was wounded.

Three other people at the apartment were also interviewed.

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