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A Rossville, Georgia, man was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly shooting his ex-girlfriend while exchanging property at a gas station Tuesday night.

On Sept. 1 at about 10 p.m., deputies with the Catoosa County Sheriff's Office responded to the Victory Fuels Gas Station on Lafayette Road in Rossville for a report of a domestic dispute with shots fired.

When deputies arrived they found a woman with a gunshot wound to the leg and several witnesses to the shooting at the gas station. Deputies provided medical assistance until an emergency medical team arrived.

The woman told deputies that she had agreed to meet 38-year-old Joseph Hunter Clark, her ex-boyfriend, at the gas station to exchange property.

During the exchange, Clark and the woman started arguing and the woman starting running away from Clark. Clark then allegedly fired two shots at the woman, one of them hitting in her in the leg while the second hit someone else's vehicle that was parked at one of the gas pumps.

Clark fled the scene before deputies arrived. The woman was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

Sheriff Gary Sisk said in a news release that Clark was arrested in Chattanooga on Wednesday and will face charges of aggravated assault, reckless conduct, criminal trespassing and discharge of a firearm near a public roadway.

Contact Patrick Filbin at pfilbin@timesfreepress.com or 423-757-6476. Follow him on Twitter @PatrickFilbin.

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