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Suspect arrested, charged with attempted 2nd degree murder after Friday night Addis shooting

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ADDIS, LA (WAFB) -

Addis Police are investigating a shooting that happened late Friday night. Nicholas Barrett, 32, was arrested and faces three counts of attempted 2nd degree murder. 

Police were called out to Chuck's Lounge on 1st Street near Main Street in Addis, where two people were allegedly shot around 10:30 p.m. A male was supposedly shot in the hand and they believe he was grazed on the shoulder as well. A female was also shot in the abdomen and released from the hospital overnight.

Police believe eight shots were fired. They believe the suspect called 9-1-1 about a subject inside with a visible firearm. Officers met with that person and secured the weapon.

For unknown reasons, the suspect went home and returned with a weapon used to fire the shots.

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