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Murphysboro PD investigate after man shot in hand


Murphysboro, Illinois police say they are investigating after a man was shot in the hand overnight.

According to police, shortly after 2 a.m. on Dec. 22, police received a report that Joshua Wood, 25, had been wounded by a gunshot.

Officers met with Wood who was being treated at Saint Joseph Memorial Hospital.

Woods told police that two people had entered his home, and had a confrontation with one of the suspects that had a gun.

The gun fired, and Wood received a gunshot wound to his hand.

Police say two black males fled the home.

Wood was treated and released.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Murphysboro Police Department at 618-684-2122.

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