Police: Man shot, killed at homeless encampment

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A man was shot and killed after an argument at the homeless encampment in midtown turned violent Sunday morning, police said.

According to police, the shooting happened at the encampment under Highway 59 at Caroline Street around 12:15 a.m.

Police said a man got into altercation with the shooter. The shooter then pulled out a gun and shot the man.

The victim died at the scene, police said.

The shooter fled the scene, according to police.

The victim’s identity has not been released.

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