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Police: Utah Man Intervenes In Fight, Shoots Attacker

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Jeremy Sorensen

Police say a man who was attacking a woman near the campus of Brigham Young University was shot when a second man intervened in the fight.

Provo police say the man and woman were fighting near the street Monday evening when the second man stopped his car and pulled out a gun.

Police say the armed passer-by ordered the man to stop attacking the woman.

Police say he fired the gun when the man didn't stop, hitting multiple times in the chest.

The man was taken to a hospital. His condition wasn't known Monday night.

Police say the shooter is cooperating with authorities.

Authorities did not immediately identify the people involved.