Man shot in Lebanon following verbal confrontation between two groups

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Lebanon City Police are investigating an incident yesterday that resulted in one man being treated for gunshot wounds at a local medical facility.

The wounds appear to be non-life-threatening, according to the release.

The 23 year old Lebanon man was discovered in a residence on the 400 block of N. 9th Street yesterday shortly before 5pm.

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Police were first dispatched to the area of the 600 block of N. 9th Street around 4:15pm regarding a verbal confrontation between two groups. The groups dispersed upon arrival of the police, but a second call for a disturbance was made at 4:47pm to the same area. As officers were responding, they discovered another related disturbance on the 400 block of N. 9th Street involving the same two groups of people.

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Police say the two groups are familiar with each other and the suspect is familiar with the victim. According to the release, this was not a random shooting incident and the male is believed to have been the intended victim.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Lebanon City Police at (717) 272-2054 or the Crime Stoppers tipline at (717) 270-9800.

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