Alliance police arrest 78-year-old man for attempted murder in Bellstores shooting


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A 78-year-old man is behind bars for the shooting that injured another man at an Alliance gas station.

Alliance Police arrested Charles Reed of Cenfield Street NE in Washington Township on an attempted murder charged. Reed is accused of using a .380-caliber semi-automatic handgun to shoot another man in the chest outside of the Bellstores at 2491 W. State St., according to jail records.

Police have not released the condition of the shooting victim at this time. They also have not provided any details related to the shooting which occurred Monday morning.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.