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Ladd man shot in Spring Valley

SPRING VALLEY — Spring Valley Police are investigating the shooting of a 22-year-old Ladd male, who had allegedly been involved in a drug deal late Thursday evening.

Police issued a press release stating at 12:05 a.m., the male, who has not yet been identified, called 911 from Cleveland Street near Strong Street stating he had been shot.

When police arrived on scene they discovered a gunshot wound to the lower back of the male and a grazing wound to his arm. He was taken to St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley for treatment of non-life threatening injuries, a press release stated.

After further investigation into the incident, police revealed the shooting was a result of the victim’s alleged involvement with an illegal drug transaction. Several individuals have been interviewed, and possible suspects have been identified. The actual location of where the shooting happened is still under investigation.

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