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Cottonwood man shot after starting a fight

A man was shot in Cottonwood after allegedly attacking his ex-wife's boyfriend.

Posted: Nov. 13, 2017 1:01 PM

A man was shot in Cottonwood after allegedly attacking his ex-wife's boyfriend.

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The Shasta County Sheriff's office says at around 12:30 Saturday afternoon, they were called to Willow Street in Cottonwood, where they say 30-year old Joseph Ruth was fighting with 25-year old Tanner Bull.

Ruth had a gunshot wound to the leg, but investigators found he started the fight.

Ruth was arrested on charges of battery and making criminal threats.

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