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Man shot in domestic dispute

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Police responded to a domestic dispute at a home in the 1200 block of Stiles Avenue. Police responded to a domestic dispute at a home in the 1200 block of Stiles Avenue.
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

A domestic dispute turned violent Tuesday morning in Savannah. 

Savannah-Chatham Metro Police along with the Violent Crimes Unit responded at about 8 a.m. Tuesday to a home in the 1200 block of Stiles Avenue. 

WTOC was told that the woman's son woke up to the couple fighting and went to defend his mother who was being choked by her boyfriend. Police said the son grabbed a gun and shot the boyfriend.

He is being treated at a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and is expected to survive. 

The woman's son was taken into custody by police as an investigation into exactly what happened gets underway.

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