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Charges laid in West Broadway street fight

Police respond with a tactical support team to the corner of Broadway and Young St. early Wednesday evening after a learning of a report of a man suffering from gunshot wounds.

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Police respond with a tactical support team to the corner of Broadway and Young St. early Wednesday evening after a learning of a report of a man suffering from gunshot wounds. Photo Store

Two people are facing charges following a street fight in the West Broadway area Wednesday.

The incident occurred at 5 p.m. in the front of an apartment building at the corner of Broadway and Young Street, where a fight broke out between two men, a 40-year-old and a 21-year-old.

During the fight, police determined that a third man, a 19-year-old known to the younger combatant, fired a number a rounds of a pellet gun at the 40-year-old, hitting him in the upper body area.

A 48-year-old woman later joined in the fracas. The victim fled to a nearby business and was transported from the scene with non-life threatening injuries.

Stephen Linden Seymour, 19, is facing numerous weapons charges for his alleged involvement. He was detained in custody.

The 48-year-old woman is also facing an assault charge. She was released on a promise to appear.

The investigation continues.

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