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Woman shot in the leg, suspect in custody

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A shooting in San Marcos Thursday morning left a 20-year- old woman hospitalized and her alleged assailant behind bars.

San Diego resident Rufus Runnells, 21, pulled a gun during an argument with a second attendee of a small party at a residence in the 600 block of
Helmsdale Road near Aberdeen Avenue shortly before 3:30 a.m., sheriff's Sgt. Daniel Deese said.

A struggle ensured and Runnels allegedly fired a shot that struck a 20- year-old San Diego woman in the leg. Deese said her wound was not believed to
be life-threatening.

Runnels initially fled, but returned to the home and was taken into custody on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and other weapons violations, sheriff's officials said.

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