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Arrest Made in Connection With Shots Fired, Burglary in Progress Call in Ector County

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NewsWest 9

ECTOR COUNTY – An arrest has been made in connection with a burglary in progress/shots fired call.

Officials tell NewsWest 9, dispatchers received a call around 9 a.m. in reference to a burglary in progress and shots fire in the 16000 block of West Interstate 20 on Thursday.

When deputies arrived on the scene, officials found 37-year-old James Fulkerson with a gunshot wound to his lower leg.

The wound was superficial. 

Authorities said Fulkerson was arrested and charged with attempted burglary. He was also booked on an unrelated outstanding warrant out of Mitchell County.

We're told Fulkerson was shot by the owner of the property during the burglary.

No bond has yet been set for Fulkerson.

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