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