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A Winston-Salem man was arrested Tuesday after he was accused of shooting and wounding his brother, authorities said.

The incident happened at 3:49 a.m. when officers went to the 3500 block of Yarbrough Avenue on a reported shooting, police said. The officers found Deveon Artis who had sustained an apparent gunshot wound to his lower leg, police said.

Artis told the officers that his brother, Damien Artis, had an argument and that Deveon Artis was shot, police said. Officers found Damien Artis in the area, arrested him and charged him with misdemeanor assault with a deadly weapon, police said.

Deveon Artis was taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries, police said. 

Anyone with information about this shooting can call Winston-Salem police at 336-773-7700 or Crime Stoppers at 336-727-2800. Crime Stoppers of Winston-Salem is on Facebook.

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