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Man charged in weekend Newport shooting

NEWPORT - State Police have charged a man allegedly involved with a shooting in Newport over the weekend with second-degree attempted murder.

Michael Caldwell and Daniel Uebele got into a fight at the White Creek Trailer Park in Newport Saturday night.

Caldwell suffered a broken cheek bone in the altercation. That's when he allegedly brought out his assault rifle and fired several shots into Uebele's legs.

Caldwell was charged after he was released from the hospital.

As of Tuesday morning he was in the Herkimer County Jail in lieu of $11,000 bail.

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