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MCSO DEPUTIES ARREST SHOOTING SUSPECT

   Shelton man Leonard Hawks III, 38, was arrested late Thursday evening and booked into the Mason County Jail following an investigation of a reported shooting on Squaxin Place. 

   The 46 year-old male victim, also of Shelton, sustained a single gun-shot wound to the leg and was transported to Mason General Hospital.

   A firearm was recovered at the scene and booked into evidence by detectives.

   Deputies were initially responding to a disturbance call when reports emerged that shots had been fired.

   Hawks and the victim were known to each other.

   Several persons identified as witnesses were on scene when deputies arrived and were later interviewed.

   Hawks is being held on charges of Assault 2nd degree and Felony Harassment.