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Man, 29, held in Chowchilla shooting

A 29-year-old man was booked into the Madera County Jail on Tuesday in connection with the shooting of a woman in Chowchilla.

The woman was found about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday lying in the middle of North Eighth Street with a gunshot wound in the back, police reported. She was taken to Community Regional Medical Center and is expected to recover.

The suspect, a gang affiliate, was arrested in the 1300 block of Orange Avenue, police said.