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Auburn man arrested on attempted murder charges

Tamarius Welch. (Source: Auburn Police Department) Tamarius Welch. (Source: Auburn Police Department)

AUBURN, AL (WTVM) – The Auburn Police Department has arrested Tamarius Antoine Welch, age 32, from Auburn on Sunday on attempted murder charges.

On Sunday, Auburn Police responded to a domestic violence call at about 1:00 p.m. at a home on Wimberley Rd.

Officers were given the description of a black male with a handgun and actively trying to fire it at another male.  The firearm malfunctioned and a 24-year-old male was able to escape without being injured.

Welch was arrested a short time later and is being held in the Lee County Jail on a $75,000 bond.

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