attempted murder

No Trial For Man Accused Of Shooting A Man Last November In Valley City

22-year-old Cornelious Johnson has reached a plea deal in the case.

VALLEY CITY, N.D. — The trial for an Arizona man accused of shooting a man in Valley City last November has been called off. 22-year-old Cornelious Johnson has reached a plea deal in the case. He has pleaded guilty to attempted murder and robbery. Sentencing has been set for October 24. The man Johnson shot is now 20 and continues…

Mental Evaluation Ordered For Woman Accused of Shooting Two Men

32-year-old Sadie Rix of Austin, Texas made her initial appearance in court

TRAILL CO., ND — A mental evaluation has been ordered for the woman accused of shooting two men in Portland, North Dakota. 32-year-old Sadie Rix of Austin, Texas made her initial appearance in court. Rix is charged with two counts of attempted murder and two counts of aggravated assault. The two men wounded in the shooting in late June were…

Jamestown Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Police Scuffle

Ray Hunter is accused of trying to grab a loaded handgun from his car

JAMESTOWN, ND — A man who got into a scuffle with Jamestown Police last month has been charged with attempted murder. 47-year-old Ray Hunter of Jamestown is accused of trying to grab a loaded handgun from his car, which fell to the ground when officers removed him from the car. Hunter is also charged with endangerment, terrorizing, disorderly conduct and drug…

Bail Set For Jamestown Man Charged With Attempted Murder

The complaint says Jason Benefiel struck and chocked the victim until they were unconscious

JAMESTOWN, ND — A Jamestown man has made his initial appearance in court on charges of attempted murder and two counts of assault. Jason Benefiel’s bond was set at $200,000 and he has been ordered to have no contact with the victim. The complaint says Benefiel struck and chocked the victim until they were unconscious. The victim also suffered bone fractures…

Minnesota Man Sentenced For Attacking North Dakota Priest Over A Woman

Chad Legare attacked the Rev. Robert Wapenski in Anamoose in January 2018

ANAMOOSE, ND — An Alexandria man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for attacking a priest in an apparent dispute over a woman in north central North Dakota. Authorities say 43-year-old Chad Legare attacked the Rev. Robert Wapenski at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Anamoose in January 2018. Wapenski was beaten and had computer speaker wire wrapped around…

Milwaukee Woman Pleads Guilty To Attempted Murder After Pulling Gun On Trooper

Authorities say 30-year-old Melody Gray pointed a handgun at Trooper Mark Peterson's head and tried to pull the trigger

MOORHEAD, MN — A Milwaukee woman accused of trying to shoot a Minnesota state trooper last March in Moorhead has pleaded guilty to attempted murder. Authorities say 30-year-old Melody Gray pointed a handgun at Trooper Mark Peterson’s head and tried to pull the trigger. Peterson had stopped following a crash on I-94 and learned the car had been reported stolen in…

Man Accused Of Trying To Kill Co-Worker In Thief River Falls

Louis Montanez is charged with second degree attempted murder and assault

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — A Thief River Falls man is accused of trying to kill his coworker during a fight. 26-year-old Louis Montanez is charged with second degree attempted murder and assault. He is accused of stabbing a 42-year-old coworker in the neck at Northern Pride, a turkey processing plant, on Wednesday evening. The police department told the Thief…

Thief River Falls Man Accused of Attempted Murder

Shane Williams Allegedly choked and stabbed A woman in an apartment

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — A Thief River Falls man is charged with attempted murder after allegedly stabbing a woman on Sunday. Police say two children were present when 32-year-old Shane Williams choked and stabbed their aunt in an apartment. The woman and children were rescued by neighbors. She was taken to the hospital. Her condition is not known. Williams…

Attempted Murder Charges Filed Against Suspect In Officer Involved Shooting

Prosecutors say 30-year-old Melody Gray of Milwaukee pointed a 9mm handgun at trooper Mark Peterson and tried to pull the trigger as Peterson was attempting to handcuff her passenger, 29-year-old Domonique Crayton.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KFGO) – Attempted murder charges have been filed against a woman accused of trying to shoot a Minnesota state trooper near Moorhead. Prosecutors say 30-year-old Melody Gray of Milwaukee pointed a 9mm handgun at trooper Mark Peterson and tried to pull the trigger as Peterson was attempting to handcuff her passenger, 29-year-old Domonique Crayton. Peterson shot Gray in…

Man Accused Of Poisoning Infant With Antifreeze, Paternity Was In Question

Baby Survived And Is In Foster Care

Jeffrey ThomasBRAINERD, Minn. — A Brainerd man is accused of trying to poison an infant with antifreeze. 23-year-old Jeffrey Thomas is charged with attempted murder and assault. Thomas allegedly poisoned the 4-month-old girl after his wife became upset that he apparently fathered the child with another woman. A paternity test has not been completed, but Thomas says he’s not the…