Police in Auburn, Ala. have arrested 32-year-old Tamarius Antoine Welch of Auburn and charged him with attempted murder.
According to a police report, Welch was arrested Sunday.
Around 1 p.m. Sunday, officers responded to a residence on Wimberley Road and were given the description of a black male brandishing a handgun and firing it at a 24-year-old male. The gun malfunctioned and the person being shot at escaped uninjured.
Police identified Welch as the shooter and he was taken into custody on unrelated charges. Detectives obtained a warrant charging him with attempted murder and he was arrested and charged with attempted murder.
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Welch is being held in the Lee County Jail on a $75,000 bond.