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Longview man shot while defending sister

J.W. Writt, accused shooter. Photo courtesy of Longview PD. J.W. Writt, accused shooter. Photo courtesy of Longview PD.
LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) -

A Longview man was shot just above the ankle Monday night around 5:15 in the 700 block of Aurel St. in Longview. 

Police say the man was defending his sister when J.W. Writt allegedly shot him in the leg. Police say Writ ran from the scene, but was arrested shortly after.

Authorities say the victim was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

Writt is charged with unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon and two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. 

Writt's bond is $60,000. 

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