DeLEON SPRINGS, Fla. – A man was shot and injured Friday morning in DeLeon Springs, according to the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies responded around 4:18 a.m. to a home on Desoto Avenue, just west of U.S. Highway 17, where a man had shot another man in the leg during an argument, according to the sheriff’s office.
Both men were among a group of three people having a conversation and drinking alcoholic beverages when the victim called the third person a derogatory name, deputies said.
The victim was shot twice in the leg and was taken to a hospital in a personal vehicle for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries while the shooter was soon interviewed by law enforcement, according to the sheriff’s office.
The victim was uncooperative with investigators after being hospitalized, deputies added.
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