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1 arrested after shooting in Rigby home

October 3, 2017 GMT

RIGBY — An Idaho Falls man was arrested Sunday morning after investigators say he shot a man during an altercation.

Daniel Sagasta, 36, is accused of going to the home of Jason Hjelm, 45, on the 4100 block of 700 N. in Rigby around 8:40 a.m. Sunday.

A physical altercation ensued and Sagasta is accused of shooting Hjelm in the shoulder, according to a news release from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

Investigators say Sagasta left the home and Hjelm was transported by private vehicle to Madison Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. He has been released from the hospital.

Sagasta was located and arrested by Jefferson County Sheriff detectives. The Jefferson County Prosecutors Office is reviewing charges.

Sagasta and Hjelm were acquaintances and the public is not in danger, according to Sheriff Steve Anderson.