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Arrest made after woman shot in Charlotte County

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Posted at 11:07 AM, Aug 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-23 12:36:14-04

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- Detectives have arrested a man after a woman showed up at the hospital with a gunshot wound Tuesday night.

32-year-old Durante Clark was arrested Wednesday morning by deputies with the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office and charged with Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon.

Investigators say that on Tuesday night, a woman came into the emergency room at Bayfront Hospital with a gunshot wound.  She was taken to another hospital for treatment and her vehicle was seized for processing.

Detectives identified Clark, who is in a relationship with the victim, as a suspect and served a search warrant at a residence Wednesday morning.