Man shot in downtown Henderson

April 11, 2014 3:29:27 PM PDT
Henderson police say an 18-year-old man was shot Friday afternoon.

It happened just before 2:30 p.m. in the area of Church and Chestnut Street.

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Officers heard shots being fired, and found the victim, Shyeem Burton, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his leg.

Officers were also able to locate the suspect, 24-year-old Randy Perry Jr., and took him into custody.

Perry has been charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

Burton was taken to a hospital for treatment for non-life threatening injuries.