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Attempted murder charges in LI landlord attack

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

A Long Island man is due in court Wednesday on attempted murder charges.

Police say 41-year-old Joseph Burno attacked his 28-year-old landlord Tuesday afternoon in Roosevelt.

The incident happened after the younger man advised Burno that the house was being foreclosed on and he should have moved out last week..

During a violent struggle, Burno allegedly hit the man with a gun several times and shot him in the arm.

A shot aimed at the landlord's head reportedly missed.

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