Nathanael Benton

Fargo man sentenced to 80 years for shooting 2 officers in Wisconsin

WAUKESHA, Wis. (KVRR-KFGO) – A Fargo man convicted of shooting two police officers in Wisconsin in 2020 will likely spend the rest of his life in prison. A judge in Waukesha County on Monday added another 80 years to the 50-year sentence Nathanael Benton is already serving for trying to kill an inmate in jail with a sharpened toothbrush. Defense…

Fargo man convicted of shooting two police officers in Wisconsin

WAUKESHA, Wis. – A jury has convicted a Fargo man of shooting two Wisconsin police officers. Twenty-five-year-old Nathanael Benton was found guilty Thursday of first-degree attempted homicide, reckless endangerment and being a felon in possession of a firearm after a three-day trial. Benton testified during the trial that he had shot someone in Fargo a week earlier, fled to Indiana…

Fargo man charged in Wisconsin police shootings wants new jury

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Attorneys for a North Dakota man accused of wounding two Wisconsin police officers while he was on the run from an attempted murder charge in his home state are petitioning for a jury pool from a different county. Twenty-four-year-old Nathanael Benton of Fargo has pleaded not guilty in the shootings of two Delafield police officers in November…

$1.5M bail set for Nathaneal Benton

DELAFIELD, Wis. (FOX6) – A man charged with attempted murder in Fargo and accused of shooting two police officers in Wisconsin appeared in court Monday. Bond for Nathanael Benton was set at $1.5 million. Benton faces two counts of first-degree intentional homicide (use of a dangerous weapon) and one count of possession of a firearm by out-of-state felon, repeater. According to…

VIDEO: Man wanted for attempted murder in Fargo captured in Wisconsin

WAUKESHA COUNTY, Wisc. (FOX-6) – A man suspected of shooting two police officers in Delafield has been taken into custody, officials say. The suspect is identified as Nathanael Benton, who’s also wanted in Fargo in connection to another shooting. The officers, one from Delafield and one from Hartland, were shot and wounded in Friday morning, Nov. 6. Both officers were taken…