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Man shot in back during shooting near Jacumba

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JACUMBA (CNS) - A man was wounded in the back in a shooting near Jacumba, the San Diego County Sheriff's Department reported.

Deputies from the Boulevard station responded to the 42000 block of Old Highway 80 about 5:30 p.m. Thursday, after a man flagged down Border Patrol agents and told them his friend had been shot by a Jacumba-area resident, according to sheriff's Sgt. Manuel Diaz.

The victim had a single gunshot wound to his lower back, inflicted by a small-caliber weapon, Diaz said. The victim was taken to Sharp Memorial Hospital for treatment of a wound not believed to be life-threatening.

Diaz said detective have identified a person of interest in the attack but the person's name was not released.

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