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Shooting injures two at Sparta Carnival

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SPARTA -- Police say two people were wounded Friday night after a shooting following Sparta's Carnival In The Park. 

The County Journal reports the shooting happened about 40 minutes after the demolition derby ended. One of the men was a driver in the derby, the other was not.  

One man was airlifted to a St. Louis area hospital after being shot in the abdomen. His condition is unknown. 

The shooter was also hurt. During the altercation, he accidentally shot himself in the hand. 

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