Suspect arrested in Connecticut for December shooting in Batavia

Posted at 12:58 PM, Mar 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-06 12:58:01-05

A Batavia man wanted for a December shooting was found last month in East Hartford, Connecticut.

The shooting happened December 2, 2016 on Jackson Street. Investigators say 26-year-old Jeremy Armstrong shot the victim several times at close distance.

The victim was treated at a local hospital. Police say Armstrong and the victim were familiar with each other.

Armstrong remains in Connecticut pending an extradition hearing.  He faces charges of Attempted Murder and Criminal Use of  Firearm.