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Man shot in alleged domestic dispute

A man was shot in the leg in North Spokane Monday night in what police are calling a domestic dispute.

According to a news release, the victim was taken to a hospital but his injuries were not life-threatening.

The shooting occurred around 8:30 p.m. in the 2500 block of West Boone Avenue.

Billy Wessels, 26, was taken into custody just after midnight at a residence at 2300 W. Sharp Ave., according to the release. He was booked in the Spokane County Jail on two counts of second-degree assault domestic violence and felony harassment.

The victim was not related the shooter, according to the release.

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