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Man in custody after allegedly shooting girlfriend

Editor’s note: The suspect’s name has been clarified as James Lawson and not Gregory Lawson.

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — One woman is in critical condition after she was shot in the early Sunday morning.

It happened in the 6100 block of Timberland Way around 3:40 a.m. where authorities said the victim was shot in the head by her boyfriend following an argument. The suspect then fled the scene.

Officials arrested 43-year old James Lawson in connection with the shooting.

Lawson was briefly at large Sunday morning before being apprehended.

The victim was transported to Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital in critical condition to treat her wounds.

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