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Police: Suspect under arrest in Newport shooting

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Aaron McDowell (Provided by the Campbell County jail) Aaron McDowell (Provided by the Campbell County jail)
NEWPORT, KY (FOX19) -

A man is in custody following a shooting in the 900 block of York Street late Wednesday, police said.

Crews responded to the area after receiving a report of gunshots about 9:15 p.m., said Newport Police Sgt. Chris Fangman.

When they arrived, he said, they found a man suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his upper left thigh.

The victim was taken to University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

Police announced early Thursday they made an arrest in the 800 block of Monmouth Street minutes after the shooting.

They identified the suspect as Aaron McDowell, 32.

He was booked into the Campbell County jail just before 2 a.m. Thursday on charges including assault and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, jail records show.

He is scheduled to appear before a judge at 9 a.m., court records state.

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