Attempted First-Degree Murder
A Beltrami County man was charged Wednesday with the attempted first-degree murder of a 17-year-old girl over an apparent dispute involving a lawn mower. According to the Beltrami County Attorney’s Office, 40-year-old Chad Eric Pickering is accused of shooting his teenage neighbor three times shortly after she confronted him about riding his lawn mower through her yard.
An 18-year-old St. Paul man is facing charges of attempted murder and battery as he’s accused of punching his pregnant girlfriend at a Wisconsin hotel with the intent of causing a miscarriage. Jessy Jordan Holtzkamp was charged with one count of attempted first-degree intentional homicide of an unborn child, aggravated battery of an unborn child and misdemeanor battery in connection with the July 10 incident.
A man convicted of attempted first-degree murder in a violent downtown Minneapolis parking ramp stabbing will spend 20 years in prison.