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LIMA — A shooting in rural Allen County has authorities looking for a man who fled in a pickup truck after shooting another man in the shoulder with a shotgun.Lt. Darrell Pugin of the Allen County Sheriff’s Office said he responded to the shooting, at 11455 Reservoir Road, near the Hardin County line, around 9 p.m.The names of the victim and the suspect were not being released, he said, and the victim was taken to Lima Memorial Health System where he went into surgery for the shotgun wound Tuesday evening.Pugin said when they arrived, they also found a camper behind the home on fire and it was destroyed. “How that’s related I don’t know,” he said. “I know they both had been drinking. I’m not sure if they were in an argument. Not sure if they were drinking together or not.”Pugin also said both men were believed to live at that address.The shotgun used in the incident was recovered, Pugin said.The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation was also at the scene late Tuesday assisting in the investigation.


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