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A 23-year-old man was hospitalized Tuesday night after his 16-year-old brother shot him in the arm with a handgun in Sun Prairie, police said.

Police were called to an apartment in the 300 building of the Element on Main apartment complex, 311 Park Circle, at about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday for a reported shooting, Lt. Kevin Konopacki said.

Officers found the man with a gunshot wound to his left upper arm.

He was taken to a hospital, where he was stable, Konopacki said.

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The man told officers his brother was the shooter, but was not willing to provide further information.

With the help of the Fond Du Lac County Sheriff’s Department, the 16-year-old was taken into custody during a traffic stop in Fond du Lac County.

The teen was taken to the juvenile jail on a tentative charge of first-degree recklessly endangering safety.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the Sun Prairie police at 608-837-7336, or anonymously at 608-837-6300.

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