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Man shot in Woburn over $10 debt, police say

Asa Cooper, 28, of Dorchester was arrested for allegedly shooting a man outside a home in Woburn over a $10 debt Saturday morning, authorities said.

Woburn police were called to a home on Highland Street around midnight for a report of shots fired, the department said in a statement. Police found a 43-year-old man with two gunshot wounds to the legs.

The man was taken to a local hospital. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening, police said.

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Cooper was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon causing injury, assault to murder with a firearm, discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling, possession of a firearm without a license and illegal possession of ammunition, the statement said.

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Cooper knew the victim and the shooting was not random, police said.

Witnesses said that a group of people was standing outside of the home when another group in a minivan, carrying Cooper and three others, approached them.

After the man was shot, the minivan fled the scene and was apprehended by authorities on the on-ramp to Interstate 93 in Woburn.

Cooper was arrested and van was seized with no weapons were recovered, according to police.

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The incident remains under investigation.

K. Sophie Will can be reached at sophie.will@globe.com