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Shooting in Sparta kills 1 man, wounds another

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SPARTA, Wis. (AP) -- A shooting in Sparta has left one man dead and another seriously wounded.

Officers were called late Saturday about a possible shooting. When police arrived they found a 23-year-old man lying by a vehicle in the driveway with an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

WKBT-TV reports police then found a 41-year-old man inside the vehicle with gunshot wounds. He was dead at the scene.

The 23-year-old man was flown to a hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries.

Police say the two men are not related and the shooting does not appear to be random. Police say there is no threat to the public.

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