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NEW INFO: Former Plymouth Star Athlete, Pro Football Player Charged With Attempted Murder

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A former all-star athlete from Plymouth is now charged with attempted murder in connection with a shooting that injured a local man.

According to school records, Linson is a graduate of Plymouth High School. He earned four letters in football and two in basketball .

He was MVP, all-conference, and all-state in both sports.

Linson graduated from Plymouth in 2003 and went on to play football at Central Michigan University.

Linson also made it to the professional stage and played in preseason football games with the Baltimore Ravens.

He is currently being held on a 75,000 dollar bond.


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Police say they have made an arrest in a weekend shooting that hospitalized one man.

Plymouth Chief Steve O'Neal says they have charged Damien Linson with first degree attempted murder.

Corey Norman was shot Sunday night at the Olde Town Apartments around 8:30 p.m. The 38-year-old Norman remains at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

Linson, who is 28, is in jail on a $75,000 secured bond.


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Plymouth Police Chief Steve O'Neal says detectives are following up on leads into the Sunday night shooting at a Plymouth apartment complex.

Several people tell us a man was shot at the Olde Towne Apartments on Highway 64 in Plymouth Sunday night.

The victim's name and condition have not been released.

The manager of the apartment complex says the victim did not live there.



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We're gathering details on a reported shooting in Plymouth in Washington County.

Several people tell us a man was shot at the Olde Towne Apartments on Highway 64 in Plymouth Sunday night.

We're told that man was taken to the hospital with gunshot wounds.

Police are only saying at this point that detectives are on scene.

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