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Deputies: 72-year-old man arrested after 2 people hurt in shooting, assault

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CANDLER, NC (FOX Carolina) -

Buncombe County deputies said a 72-year-old man was charged in a shooting and assault on Wednesday evening that injured two people.

Deputies said they were called to a home on Luther Road in Candler in reference to a shooting just before 7 p.m.

A 34-year-old man was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound and deputies said a 65-year-old woman suffered a possible broken leg.

Deputies said the suspect, Dennis Trantham, was on scene when they arrived and was later charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury. 

The investigation is ongoing.

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