Erie man charged with attempted homicide following New Year’s Day shooting

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An Erie man is charged with attempted homicide following a shooting at a New Year’s Day party.

That incident happened in the 600 block of Wallace Street when 41-year-old Jarrett Beason allegedly got into a verbal altercation with a female at the party.

He reportedly pointed a gun at the woman and pulled the trigger, but the bullet missed the woman and struck a window.

Beason then fled the scene.

Beason was taken into custody early Friday morning at a residence in the 400 block of East 13th Street.

He faces several charges, including criminal attempted homicide, attempted aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, criminal mischief and possession of a firearm.

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