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SUFFOLK, Va (WTKR) — An argument over Aretha Franklin led to a shooting, witnesses told police in one Virginia town on Thursday.

Suffolk police responded to a report of a gunshot victim around 10:45 a.m. in the 300 block of East Washington Street.

CBS affiliate WTKR reports a witness said he heard the two people in the argument were fighting over whether or not Halle Berry played Aretha Franklin in a movie.

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Police said the fight turned physical and then one of the subjects produced a firearm, shooting the other man at least once.

Both men got emergency medical treatment by Suffolk Fire & Rescue personnel before being transported to local hospitals.

Police said the gunshot victim is considered to be in serious condition.

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Franklin had previously wanted Berry to play her in an upcoming biopic, but Berry claimed she couldn’t sing and wouldn’t do the role justice, according to E News. Instead, Jennifer Hudson was tapped to play the “Queen of Soul” in the film.

The investigation is ongoing and the roadway in the immediate area is also closed.

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