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Tallassee Police: Same day arrest in early morning shooting

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TALLASSEE, AL (WSFA) -

Tallassee Police say a man is under arrested and charged with attempted murder following a shooting on Thursday.

21-year-old Keon Butler was arrested after an investigation revealed his involvement in an early morning shooting.

The shooting occurred around 2:30 a.m. in the area of 1st Avenue and Elm Street. Police responded to the area after a report of a shooting. Upon arrival officers found one victim at a residence near the intersection sustaining a gunshot wound to the shoulder. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

After further investigation revealed the victim had been sitting in his vehicle when he was approached by two males. At least one suspect had been armed and fired shots into the vehicle. The two fled the scene on foot.

Butler was arrested around 4 p.m., the same day as the shooting, and is being held at the Tallassee City Jail awaiting to be transported to the Elmore County Jail, at which time the bond will be set.

Additional criminal charges may be pursued and additional arrests are anticipated in relation to involvement of others.

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