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Man shot in leg by stepson during argument, say police

Police said a man in his 50s was shot in the back of the leg by his stepson at a home on Montana Street on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. (Photo: Sinclair Broadcast Group)

SAN ANTONIO - A 21-year-old has been arrested and charged in connection with the shooting of his stepfather.

According to investigators, the stepfather was involved in some kind of altercation with his stepson, later identified as Justin Matthew Canet, at a home on Montana Street at about 3 a.m. on Wednesday.

Police say Canet pulled out a shotgun and shot the older man in the back of the leg. Family members said mental health issues may have contributed to the confrontation.

The injured man was taken to a hospital for treatment. Details about his condition have not been released.

Canet is charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. His bond has been set at $50,000.

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