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Man tries to hit woman with a brick, neighbor intervenes

Posted at 7:01 AM, Feb 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-21 10:07:33-05

Police are investigating a shooting near Jones Boulevard and north of U.S. 95.

Around 11 p.m. Monday, a man and a woman were arguing in front of a residence. The man began physically attacking the woman.

A neighbor heard the fight and came outside. He saw the man pick up a brick and raise it to hit the woman. That's when the neighbor fired a shot which struck the man.

The man was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The neighbor has not been charged with a crime.