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Shooting halts Lilac Festival parade

TEKOA - The Lilac Festival Armed Forces Torchlight Parade procession was halted when a shooting broke out in a convenience store along the parade route on Saturday, May 18.

Reports say the shooting occurred at 9 p.m. over ice cream near Washington Street and Sprague Avenue. The shooting resulted in the hospitalization of two individuals.

Police arrested Charles H. Michael, 32, on suspicion of first-degree assault after he received treatment at a local hospital for a head wound due to the shooting, court records show.

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