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Verbal Spat Over Coffee Leaves Woman Injured

DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) - A verbal spat over a cup of coffee led a man to shoot a female acquaintance.

The Houston County sheriff's office said it happened Tuesday morning at a residence between Ashford and Cottonwood.

Deputies said 76-year-old Calvin Blair was taken into custody without incident.

He was charged with attempted murder.

The female victim, whose name was withheld, suffered a minor wound to her head.

Its unclear what started the dispute. Blair was taken to the county jail with bond set at $10,000.

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