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Shelbyville man charged with attempted murder

An arrest has been made related to a December shooting in Shelbyville.

Alexander Russell, 23, of Shelbyville, was arrested on an attempted murder charge. A search warrant was executed Friday by the Shelbyville Police Department SWAT team and the detectives working the case. Russell was taken into custody and booked into the Shelby County Jail.

During the early morning hours on December 29,, a 16-year-old juvenile was walking home when a vehicle approached him.  Shots were fired from the vehicle striking the juvenile several times.   The vehicle left the scene and the juvenile was able to get help.

The Shelbyville Police Department wants to thank everyone who has been a part of this case to this point.  It was due to the hard work and dedication to their professions that a case like this could result in the arrest of a suspect.