Fairfield Man Accused of Trying to Kill Ex-Girlfriend Enters Plea

FAIRFIELD, Maine (WABI) A man from Fairfield accused of trying to kill his ex-girlfriend pleaded not guilty Thursday.

The Kennebec Journal reports 36-year-old Jeremy Clement continues to be held on $500,000 bail.

Clement is charged with attempted murder, burglary, elevated aggravated assault and other charges.

Police say his ex-girlfriend was staying at her mother's house in Oakland in April when Clement broke in and shot her.

The woman's mother attacked Clement with a baseball bat.

A neighbor across the street heard the chaos and rushed over to help.

Clement's ex-girlfriend was taken to the hospital with a shoulder wound and a collapsed lung.