Attempted murder charge levied
A 28-year-old man was arrested on a charge of attempted murder in Bluffton after the victim identified him, according to a release from the Bluffton Police Department.
Antonio Hamer was arrested Saturday morning without incident at his residence in the 200 block of West Cherry Street. The shooting occurred about 12:30 a.m. in the 500 block of Jersey Street.
Police retrieved a handgun at the scene.
Hamer was preliminarily charged with attempted murder. The Wells County Sheriff’s Department and Indiana State Police assisted.