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Air Rifle Drive-By In Copper

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Calaveras County Sherif deputies say a Copperopolis restaurant worker was shot at in a possible drive-by shooting yesterday.

Deputies say the employee was taking out garbage behind Mexico Lindo on Copper Cove Drive when he felt something whiz past his leg. As he turned to go back inside, deputies say he was hit in the back shoulder with a type of air rife pellet. He was treated at the scene for his injuries. The incident is under investigation.