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A Palmer man has life-threatening injuries after a shooting near Palmer Thursday afternoon.

Alaska State Troopers and Alaska Wildlife Troopers responded to a residence just after 3 p.m. Thursday and found a 27-year-old with a single gunshot wound to the chest. Troopers also contacted a 67-year-old man, also of Palmer, at the scene. The 67-year-old was detained and the weapon involved at the scene was seized, according to troopers.

The 27-year-old was transported by air to Providence Hospital in Anchorage.

Troopers are continuing to investigate.

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