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Shooting suspect arrested in Del Norte County

DEL NORTE COUNTY- A Del Norte County man wanted for reportedly shooting and injuring another man back in June is arrested. Deputies with the Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office took 47 year old Briton Mode into custody Wednesday night, at a residence on Kings Valley Road. 
 
The shooting happened about a month ago, after an argument broke out at a home in Fort Dick. Mode allegedly shot the victim, Marvin Jones in the leg with a firearm, hit him twice with a stun gun, and then fled the scene. Jones was taken to the hospital and later released. 
 
Mode was booked into the Del Norte County Jail.