Springfield man arrested in NC facing charges in connection with March shooting

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A Springfield man who was arrested in North Carolina is facing charges after he allegedly shot a woman during a robbery in March. 

According to Springfield Police Spokesperson, Ryan Walsh, 21-year-old Aleczander Liriano was extradited to Springfield on May 17. 

Walsh said Liriano is facing charges in connection with an armed robbery on March 5 near the intersection of Dickinson Street and Lansing Place. A woman was injured in the shooting, but survived, according to Walsh.

Read More: Woman shot in Springfield; nearby schools placed on lockdown

Liriano was booked at the Springfield Police Department Wednesday night, and was in court Thursday morning. He was arrested in Wilmington, North Carolina on a Fugitive From Justice warrant on May 17.

He is charged with assault and battery, armed robbery, and discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a building. He is also facing charges related to a default warrant for breaking and entering. 

Related: 2 men added to Massachusetts State Police Most Wanted list for Springfield shootings

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