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Arrest made in Buena Vista Township liquor store shooting

Police say they have arrested and arraigned 25-year-old Bruce Arnett Burton Jr. in Saginaw County District Court on multiple felony charges including assault with intent to murder for the July 4 shooting. (Photo courtesy of Saginaw County Sheriff Office)

Buena Vista Police have arrested a 25-year-old man in connection with a shooting at the Liquor Basket in Buena Vista Township.

Police say they have arrested and arraigned Bruce Arnett Burton Jr. in Saginaw County District Court on multiple felony charges including assault with intent to murder for the July 4 shooting.

Police say Burton fled the state after the incident. The Michigan State Police assisted Buena Vista Police in the investigation and with identifying the shooter.

The Flint Fugitive Team and Absconder Unit located Burton in Tennessee.

Burton was extradited back to Michigan where he awaits trial. The victim is still recovering from injuries sustained in the assault.

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