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Shooting in Brownsburg neighborhood leads to arrest

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BROWNSBURG, Ind. – Police arrested 62-year-old Pittsboro resident Bryan Bastin on Friday night for attempted murder after a shooting in Brownsburg.

Police were dispatched to the scene in the 500 block of Locust Lane at about 6:55 p.m.

When officers arrived, they were told Bastin had left the scene in a white Cadillac westbound on Tilden Road. Pittsboro officers later spotted a vehicle matching the description, conducted a traffic stop and took the suspect into custody.

Police say the victim, who suffered a gunshot wound to his arm, was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.

The police department believes the victim and suspect are acquainted in some manner. Witness testimony claims a verbal altercation preceded the shooting.

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