Police recover handguns used in Old North End shooting

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Burlington police said they have recovered two handguns that were involved in a deadly shooting last week in the city’s Old North End.

Police said the weapons — a .22 caliber handgun and a .380 caliber pistol — were found Monday in a wooded area near Burlington.  

Six people face charges in the death of Benzel Hampton, 23, who was shot in the head and died in the driveway of a home on North Willard Street on April 17.

James Felix was shot multiple times, but survived. He has been charged with second-degree murder.

Also in custody and charged with second-degree murder are two Connecticut men, Brandon Sanders and Johnny Ford, and Lesine Woodson, 32, of Orlando, Florida. Woodson has pleaded not guilty. 

Angelina Pearson-Fitzpatrick, 54, of Burlington and Takesha Thomas, 26, of Orlando, Florida, were arrested Monday on charges of accessory after the fact for providing assistance to Sanders and Ford.

Thomas was in court Tuesday and pleaded not guilty.

Police say the shooting appears to be related to a drug debt.

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