Man injured in shooting at Scottsdale apartment

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By Mike Gertzman By Mike Gertzman
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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Scottsdale police say a 28-year-old man is hospitalized after being shot Monday night during a confrontation with a neighbor of his estranged girlfriend.

Officer Kevin Watts says a man broke into a 35-year-old woman's apartment around 11:30 p.m. and tried to prevent her from leaving. However, the woman broke free and knocked on neighbors' doors to get help.

Watts says a 40-year-old man let her into his apartment, and the boyfriend entered and struggled with the neighbor.

According to police, the neighbor was in fear for his life and he shot the other man in the chest. The wounded man then ran away and collapsed about 150 yards away.

Watts says the wounded man was taken to a hospital where he is in serious condition.

His identity wasn't released.

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Police say a man was shot Monday night at a Scottsdale apartment.

Scottsdale police spokesman Kevin Watts says a man broke into his estranged girlfriend's apartment around 11:30 p.m. and tried to prevent her from leaving. She broke free and knocked on a neighbor's door to get help.

Watts says the neighbor let her in, and the boyfriend entered and struggled with the neighbor. The neighbor shot the boyfriend, who ran away and collapsed.

Watts says the shooting victim was taken to Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

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