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2 arrested in Wyoming Co. shooting

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Two men are in police custody after shots were fired in Mullens.  Police say a dispute over blocking a road led to the shooting.

Forty-two year old Rupert Carpenter and 22-year old William Norman face a list of charges.

Police say Carpenter had Poplar Street blocked and when the victim asked him to move, Carpenter opened fire.  Carpenter is charged with attempted murder, malicious wounding and wanton endangerment.  Norman is charged with aiding in malicious wounding.

Both are in the Southern Regional Jail.  The victim's name and condition have not been released.

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