Man hurt, another arrested in Great Bend shooting

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Police have arrested a suspect for attempted murder following a shooting in Great Bend.

Officers responded at around 3 p.m. Wednesday to the report of a shooting in the 800 block of Pine Street. While en route to the shooting, officers were told the victim was being transported by private vehicle to a local hospital. 

The Great Bend Police Department said in a release that the 36-year-old victim had been shot by the known suspect during an argument. The suspect fled the area but was later located and arrested for attempted first-degree murder. 

Barton County booking records identified the suspect as Jorge Aguilera. He was held on $1,000,000 bond.

the victim's name and condition were not released.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Great Bend police at (620) 793-4120 or Crime Stoppers at (620) 792-1300.

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