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Man Shot Following Verbal Argument in Adelanto



ADELANTO:( An Adelanto man was arrested and booked into the High Desert Detention Center for assault with a deadly weapon and is currently being held on $50,000.000 bail.

[googlemap src=”” align=”alignright” ]On September 27, 2014 at approximately 9:22 a.m., deputies from the Victor Valley Station responded to a 911 call in the 11200 block of Auburn Avenue in Adelanto. According to the caller, someone at the location had been shot.

Through the investigation, deputies learned the suspect, 42-year-old Michael Dorrough, and the adult male victim were involved in a verbal argument. At some point during the argument, Dorrough pulled out a .32 caliber handgun and shot the victim in the arm. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening, according to authorities.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact Deputy Steve Scranton at (760) 552-6800. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at