Jefferson County man arrested for attempted murder

Jefferson County man arrested for attempted murder of his girlfriend

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JEFFERSON CITY (WATE) - Investigators arrested a man they say tried to kill his girlfriend in Jefferson County over the weekend.

Willie Winston, 24, was taken into custody at a Chapman Highway motel Wednesday.

A warrant had been issued for Winston for the attempted murder of Whitney Baxter.

She was shot multiple times Sunday on Coile Road. Baxter remains in the hospital in stable condition.

Winston is being held at the Jefferson County Jail.

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