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More arrests connected to Springfield shooting

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SPRINGFIELD, Vt. - More charges in the Springfield shooting that happened earlier this month.

Police now say the victim Joseph Atkinson had heroin and cocaine on him during the incident. He's facing multiple drug possession charges.

Accused shooter Leon Jiggetts has been cited for felony obstruction of justice. Police say he tried to get a co-defendant to change his testimony.

Authorities also made two new arrests in the case. Brandon Adams-Smith, 16, of Chester, was arrested for aggravated assault, burglary and giving police false information. And Alexander Jillson-Corbosiero, 18, of Springfield, is facing larceny and accessory charges for his alleged role in the shooting.

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