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Man shot in leg during argument

HAMMOND, LA (WAFB) -

A Hammond man is behind bars after allegedly shooting a man in the leg during an argument.

Detectives say Joseph Meche Jr., 54, armed himself with a shotgun during an disagreement with the 33-year-old victim, then shot the victim once in the leg.

Meche has been charged with second degree battery.

The victim is reported to be in stable condition.

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