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HOUSTON – A Texas man is accused of shooting his girlfriend during an engagement party for a friend, authorities said.

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The man, who has not been identified, faces a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, KTRK reported.

Houston police were called to a private event hall at around 2:30 a.m. Sunday, KPRC reported. Officers arrived and encountered a woman who had suffered a gunshot wound to the leg, the television station reported.

According to police, the couple got into an argument outside the venue, and the man used a gun to shoot the woman, KHOU reported.

The man drove away in his car, but he was later tracked down by police and arrested, KTRK reported. The woman might have suffered a broken leg, but is expected to survive, Cmdr. Jonathon Halliday of the Houston Police Department told reporters.