Wayne County man charged with attempted murder

A Wayne County man is charged with attempted murder after police say he fired a weapon three times at a woman and attempted to run her over with his vehicle.

Monticello Police arrested 32-year-old Angel Torres-Colon Friday morning on charges of attempted murder and tampering with physical evidence.

Police were called after a distraught woman came into ACE Hardware and said a man tried shooting her and also a vehicle had struck a fence at the Wayne County Bus Garage.

Officers were able to locate Torres-Colon and he showed officers where he got rid of the pistol involved and video from the bus garage showed him firing shots at the woman and trying to run over her with a vehicle.

He remains lodged in the Wayne County Detention Center.


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