Shots fired into Winchester residence

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The Winchester Police Department responded to a shots fired report yesterday afternoon.

Witnesses identified Christopher Bee, 38, to the officers on scene for firing shots in the air and into an occupied home on Kent Street.

Officers were led to his residence where he was taken into custody.

Bee was then transported to the Northwest Regional Adult Detention Center where he is held without bond.

He is charged with attempted murder, shooting into an occupied dwelling, and possessing a firearm as a felon.

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Winchester man arrested for attempted murder

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On October 8th at about 9 am, the Winchester Police received multiple calls as witnesses watched Ernesto Newman assault his girlfriend on East Pall Mall street.

According to witnesses, Newman pulled the woman from her vehicle, pushed her down, bashed her head on the ground and strangled her while yelling threats on her life.

Newman then held the victim at knife point until releasing her once WPD arrived at the location.

Newman handed himself over after the officers arrived.

He is being held without bond on charges of attempted murder, felony domestic assault and felony strangulation.

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