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Binghamton Shooting: Police Arrest Suspect

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UPDATE - 3:00 P.M. - August 11, 2018
Binghamton Police Detective made an arrest in Thursday's shooting at 12 Wilson Street.
Police arrested Preston L. Golden, 40, after he surrendered himself to Police Headquarters early Saturday morning. He lives at 12 Wilson Street Apartment 2.
Golden is being charged with attempted murder in the second degree, a class-B felony. The charge is alleging Golden intentionally shot Tyheem Carpenter in the head with a handgun. No photo of Golden is being released as the investigation continues. 
The suspect is being held in the City Police  lock-up awaiting arraignment. 
Carpenter remains in the hospital and is expected to survive. 
Anyone with additional information about the incident should contact Binghamton Police at 607-772-7080.
Binghamton Police responded to a shooting call at 12 Wilson Street in the City of Binghamton at 12:40am Thursday. Officers found one male shooting victim in the apartment building.
The victim had sustained a life-threatening gunshot wound to his head.
The investigation determined that prior to the shooting a disturbance occurred at the location between men in the building and during such; an unidentified suspect fired a handgun at the victim and fled the scene.
The victim was 23 year-old Johnson City resident Tyheem Carpenter. Emergency Medical Services were summoned to the scene and EMS transported the victim to a hospital where he remains hospitalized and listed in critical condition.
The investigation has determined that this incident was not a random act, but violence occurring between two men known to each other and actively involved in a dispute. No arrests have been made related to this incident.
Neighbors say it was just a matter of time until something like this happened.
This house has been a problem house for quite some time and neighbors say they've seen criminal activity happen around the home.
The neighbors have also made numerous calls to local police agencies about the loud, music, suspicious activity, and even verbal threats from members living inside the home.
Suspect information is not being released at this time in the investigation.
The police investigation is being conducted by the Binghamton Police Detective and Patrol Divisions with assistance from the Binghamton Police K-9 Unit. The scene was processed by the Binghamton Police Identification / Crime Scene Unit. Wilson Street was closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic to accommodate the police investigation
The investigation is ongoing; anyone with information is urged to contact the Binghamton Police Detective Division at 607-772-7080.