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Attempted murder in Burlington

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A 19-year-old from Burlington is behind bars, accused of attempted murder.

Police say Andrew Dashno Jr. got into a fight with a 39-year-old at the corner of Peru and Johnson Streets in The Queen City early Saturday morning. The unnamed male was armed with a handgun at the time.

During the altercation, police say the gun fell onto the street. Police say Dashno picked up the weapon and fired two shots at the victim. The 39-year-old was hit multiple times with "shot shells" but was not seriously injured. Dashno will be arraigned on the 2nd degree attempted murder charge on Tuesday. If convicted he could be sentenced to 20 years behind bars.

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