A Midland man is behind bars after a confrontation that turned violent as gunshots ringout on front street.
Midland police say the fight started, when 19-year-old Arthur Jeffrey Martinez approached 28-year-old Robert Barrera in the parking lot of the Kent Kwik on east Front street.
According to witnesses, the men got into an argument and Martinez pulled out a gun.
He allegedly shot Barrera in the right leg, then took off in a van.
Police say two others who were with Martinez fled on foot.
A short time later, Martinez turned himself into Police.
He faces charges for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
Barrera was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.