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Man shoots twin brother, cops say

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SAN DIEGO — A 34-year-old man was arrested after he shot his identical twin brother in the leg during an argument in Mission Valley early Wednesday, police said.

Twin Shooting

Matthew Paul Corner, 34, allegedly opened fire on his brother, Michael, with a pistol at their home in the 6800 block of Fashion Hills Boulevard about 5:30 a.m., according to San Diego police.

Neighbors told Fox 5 News that six or seven police cars arrived a short time later and officers armed with shotguns began knocking on doors on the street.

“(The brothers) were arguing throughout most of the night,” SDPD Sgt. Robin Rose said in a statement.

Paramedics took the wounded brother to Sharp Memorial Hospital, where he was being treated for a non-life-threatening wound.

TwinBrotherShootingHis brother was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, Rose said.

Investigators did not say what the brothers were arguing about.


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