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Homeless man charged with trying to shoot people

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SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. -

A homeless man is accused of trying to shoot multiple people along the Winooski River in South Burlington.

Police say 33-year-old Joseph Chaplar was the gunman in the incident that happened just before noon Thursday near Berard Drive.

Investigators arrested Chaplar at a nearby encampment.

He's been charged with two counts of aggravated assault.

Chaplar is being held behind bars for lack of bond.

He's due in court Friday morning.

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