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A Denton police vehicle.

A man was hospitalized after being shot in the chest Friday afternoon near Home Depot, a Denton police spokesperson said.

Information on the 911 call was not immediately available. Police responded to the Home Depot in the 1900 block of Brinker Road in reference to a shooting.

Denton Police Department spokesperson Allison Beckwith said the victim was conscious and talking to authorities while in transport.

Police said they don’t believe the shooter is a threat to the public and they didn’t yet have information on a suspect.

As of Fridaynight, police were still investigating the shooting. The Police Department asks anyone with information to call 940-349-8181.


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