1 Arrested, 1 Critically Wounded In Late-Night Somerville Shooting

SOMERVILLE (AP) — A late-night shooting in Somerville has sent one man to the hospital with life-threatening injuries and another man to court.

Authorities say at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday, police were called to Broadway for report of a shooting.

Police found a 28-year-old man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the neck. He was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital where he remains in critical condition. His name was not released.

Police arrested 33-year-old Santano Dessin of Somerville and charged him with armed assault with intent to murder, assault and battery causing serious bodily injury and discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling.

He is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday. It was not clear of he had a lawyer.

Police say the two men argued before the shooting.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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