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Altercation leaves man wounded

21-year-old Kevin Avetar is hospitalized after an altercation with the police. According to police reports, the incident occurred yesterday while police were conducting an operation in Valley of Peace Village which led them to Avetar’s residence. Upon seeing the police approaching, Avetar ran into the nearby bushes. The officers set to chase after him and when police caught him, a struggle followed as Avetar attempted to take away the officer’s firearm. As a result, several shots were fired that resulted in Avetar receiving a flesh wound. Avetar is at the Western Regional Hospital receiving treatment.