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Charges Possible For Sacramento Man Shot In The Arm By Deputies

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) - Authorities are discussing possible charges against a South Sacramento man hours after two deputies shot him in the arm.

The incident started around 4 a.m. Sunday morning when deputies responded to an alleged hostage situation on Dave Street. Deputies shot at the suspect after finding him armed in a nearby driveway,
but authorities say there was no one in danger at the house.

"They don't always have the choice or the ability to aim for a different part of the body that might not cause as significant of an injury," said Sgt. Shaun Hampton, a Sacramento County Sheriff's Department spokesperson.

The suspect was sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. He is expected to make a full recovery and will not be arrested.


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