Man arrested in connection with shooting of Poynette child faces charges
POYNETTE, Wis. — A man who Poynette police arrested Saturday in connection with a shooting that left a seven-year-old injured faces multiple charges.
Police said that the man faces charges of leaving or storing a loaded firearm within the reach or easy access of a child and possession of drug paraphernalia. He is expected to face further charges in connection with the shooting.
The man, who has not been formally charged in court, was arrested Saturday after a seven-year-old was shot in the leg at a home in Poynette. Police said the child suffered a non-life threatening injury.
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