Burlington man arrested after allegedly shooting woman at North Union Street home

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Burlington Police say a 35-year-old man suspected of a shooting on North Union Street turned himself in shortly after midnight.

Joshua L. Brissette, who police say fled the scene in a stolen vehicle, faces charges of attempted homicide and auto theft.

Police said dispatch received a call just before 6:15 p.m. Monday from a woman who reported Brissette had stolen her car from North Champlain Street. Brissette, whom the woman told police is her roommate, allegedly then drove to the North Union Street residence and confronted the woman and a man. He allegedly opened fire, hitting the woman.

The unidentified 35-year-old woman was taken to University of Vermont Medical Center, where she is expected to recover, said Deputy Chief Jon Murad.

Murad said detectives contacted family members, who helped them to convince Brissette turn himself in to Burlington Police Department at approximately 2315 hours,

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