Police are searching for a man accused of shooting his ex-roommate Tuesday night after an argument.

The suspect, described as a white man in his 20s, allegedly went to a residence in the 400 block of East Carson on the near East Side earlier in the day and got into an argument with his former roommate over property. 

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Just before 10 p.m., he returned to the residence, shot his 34-year-old ex-roommate on a back patio and then fled on foot down an alley, police said.

Paramedics transported the victim to San Antonio Military Medical Center in critical but stable condition.

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