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MANSFIELD -- One man was shot and hospitalized and two others questioned on Friday night after an incident just before 9 p.m. on Helen Ave., according to the Mansfield Police Department.

A press release stated that police were called to 24 Helen Ave. Apt. #1 on Jan. 3 at approximately 8:57 p.m. Upon arrival, patrol officers located a 20-year-old male shot just inside the doorway of the apartment. He was transported to an area hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound.

Witnesses at the scene advised officers that they had heard one shot and two males flee from the area. The males were later located and interviewed by detectives. No arrests have been made at this time.

A search warrant was served at 24 Helen Ave Apartment #1 and certain evidence was collected from the apartment and surrounding the building. The Major Crimes Detectives are continuing to follow up on leads and talk to witnesses.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting can contact Detective Rick Clapp at 419-755-9470 or Det. Sgt. Matt Loughman at 419-755-9761.

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