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Man shot friend after argument over presidential race, police say

Posted at 3:29 PM, Jul 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-27 15:29:56-04

CLEVELAND, OH — A 60-year-old man was shot after arguing with a friend about presidential politics, police said.

WOIO reports the shooting happened around 6 p.m. Monday at Winston’s Place on East 131st Street.

Police said Paul Jones and another man were arguing on the patio. The two were separated. Jones was brought into the bar. Police said the suspect came into the bar through the front door and started tussling with the victim, then shot him.

Jones was shot in the thigh. The 45-year-old suspect left after the shooting in a white Cadillac truck, police said.

Jones was taken to University Hospitals for treatment.