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Man shot outside Jackson restaurant

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A truck owner stopped a thief in his tracks but the confrontation turned violent. The man who has not been identified was inside the Popeyes Restaurant on High Street in Jackson when he saw the door of his Ford F-250 open.

He went outside to check on his vehicle and that's when he got into an argument with the person who had apparently popped the lock. The truck has Texas license plates. During the altercation the owner of the truck was shot in the leg.

Police did find the pickup truck they believe the suspect was driving on East Davis Road. The man who was shot was taken to a hospital.

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