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Midland Man Suspected of Shooting His Cousin

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) -

A Midland man is in jail suspected of shooting his own cousin.

According to the affidavit, an argument broke out between Manuel Vela and the other man.

The report says Vela pulled out a gun and shot his cousin several times inside the home.

The man tried to escape but Vela chased after him.

Deputies say he fired more shots hitting his cousin in the shoulder.

The man was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Vela is being charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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