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New Britain man arrested on attempted murder charge

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Michael Pacheco-Rodriguez. (New Britain police photo) Michael Pacheco-Rodriguez. (New Britain police photo)
NEW BRITAIN, CT (WFSB) -

A New Britain man was arrested Thursday on an attempted murder charge.

Police said 22-year-old Michael Pacheco-Rodriguez was wanted for shooting a man on Lawlor Street back on June 12.

They said the victim suffered from more than one wound and was transported to a local emergency room for treatment.

The victim’s injuries were not life-threatening.

Police said the shooting was not random and that Pacheco-Rodriguez and the victim knew each other.

Pacheco-Rodriguez was arrested near the intersection of Short and Long Streets as the result of a surveillance operation.

He was charged with one count of criminal attempt to commit murder, one count of first-degree assault and one count of first-degree reckless endangerment.

Pacheco-Rodriguez is being held on a $750,000 bond and is scheduled to face a judge on Friday.

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