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Man shoots one cousin after fight with another

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By Jim Wallace - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) –   A Dougherty County man is charged with shooting his cousin during a family fist fight that escalated to gun fire.

32 year old James Sherman is charged with aggravated assault. Investigators say Sherman had a fist fight with one cousin outside a mobile home on Sylvester Road early Saturday morning.

After the fight, Sherman pulled a pistol and fired five shots, hitting another cousin, 23 year Jeremy Law in the leg.

Law was treated for his wound and released from a local hospital.

Sherman was arrested at his home Saturday night, and is in the Dougherty County Jail.

 

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