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Man Says Attempted Robber Shot Him In The Groin

Deputies investigating a shooting in Jefferson County.
JEFFERSON COUNTY, AR -- Jefferson County sheriff's deputies say someone shot a man in the groin during an attempted home robbery.

It happened early this morning near Highway 79 North, close to Pine Bluff.

55-year-old Ricky McDowell told investigators he escaped through a bedroom window and ran from his home after the shooting.

He says he then crawled to the highway where he flagged down a driver who called 911.

McDowell is listed in stable condition.

Deputies are still searching for the suspect.

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