PD: Man shot in leg while trying to break up an argument

TEMPE, AZ - Tempe police say a man was shot as he tried to break up an argument between a man and woman Sunday night.

Sgt. Steve Carbajal said a man was in his backyard near McClintock Drive and Elliot Road when he heard an argument out front.

He went to check and saw a man and woman arguing in front of the house.

When he tried to intervene, the man pulled out a gun and shot the resident in the leg.

The victim was taken to the hospital and is in stable condition.

A neighbor told ABC15 he heard one or possibly two shots just after 8 p.m.

Police found the suspect about an hour later hiding in a neighbor's house where he was taken into custody.

No names or ages have been released.

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