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A Shooting in Jefferson County Leaves One Hospitalized


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(JEFFERSON COUNTY)  –  Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies received a call Saturday night that a 23-year old man had been shot in the stomach.    The reported shooting happened just after 9pm Saturday as a man confronted another in the driveway of his home.   The shooter left the scene in a 2002 Yukon, and was stopped by Deputies and State Police a shot time later.  Thirty-nine-year old Samuel Rodriguez-Silva was taken into custody without incident and is being held in the Jefferson County jail.   The victim, 23-year old Ramon Gonzalez-Vargas, was taken to EIRMC by Air Idaho and is expected to recover from his injury.   Rodriguez-Silva is being charged with Battery with Intent to Commit a Serious Felony with more charges to come.  The incident is still under investigation.

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