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Standoff in Fritch

Police draw their guns in a home standoff tonight.. Fritch police and Hutchinson County Sheriff Deputies surrounding this home.

Officials say an argument inside the home before three this afternoon escalated and left one man shot in the leg.

The alleged shooter, Dean Charles Hodous, then locked himself in the home and would not come out.

That's when officers took action. 

Sheriff Guy Rowh says, "At 7:19 pm this day, Hutchinson County Sheriff Ooffice Deputies made entry into the home where we found the suspect barricaded into the bedroom. He was arrested without incident. He is being charged with aggravated assault."

Hodous was arrested and taken to Stinnett to the Hutchinson County Jail.

The victim was taken to the hospital to seek treatment for the gunshot wound.

Deputies are still investigating what happened.

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