Boyfriend shot by family member after arguing with girlfriend in front yard

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A couple was arguing outside in their yard when a family member in a car shot the boyfriend in the wrist Tuesday evening on the West Side.

Police said a argument began between a boyfriend and girlfriend in the yard Tuesday evening around 5:15 p.m. on 300 Scotty Drive. The couple started yelling when a family member in a car started shooting at the boyfriend.

The family member fired 4-5 shots and struck the boyfriend in the wrist. Police said the victim refused to go to the hospital and is OK.

Authorities are looking for the person who fired the shots and said the suspect fled in a white SUV.

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