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Man arrested after shooting at Tombstone bar

Second Tombstone shooting in three months
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Posted at 11:50 AM, Jan 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-29 15:46:22-05

A 24-year-old man was shot at a Tombstone bar early Monday morning.

According to the Tombstone Marshal's Office, the shooting was at the Doc Hollidays Saloon, 517 E. Allen Street in Tombstone.

The incident was the second shooting in Tombstone in the past three months.

At about 1:22 a.m., deputies responded to the scene. They say 24-year-old Larry Stricklin brought an unloaded gun into the saloon, then loaded it while he was there. He shot the victim in the thigh following a confrontation.

Stricklin was arrested and booked on charges of reckless discharge of a firearm and aggravated assault.