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Attempted Murder

Timothy Hendricks

Man Charged With Fatally Shooting Girlfriend, Trying To Shoot Her Father

The suspect In the shooting death of a St. Paul woman told authorities that he was hearing voices when he allegedly shot her in the head and then tried to shoot her father Wednesday evening. According to the Ramsey County Attorney’s office, 19-year-old Timothy Scott Hendricks was charged with one count of second-degree murder in the death of his former girlfriend, 20-year-old Michelle Ploetz, and one count of second-degree attempted murder of her father, 45-year-old John Ploetz.

04/18/2014

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Mankato Murder Suspect ‘Mentally Incompetent’ To Stand Trial

A veteran has been found mentally incompetent to stand trial for a murder and attempted murder in Mankato last June. According to the Blue Earth County Attorney’s office, 25-year-old Levi Spencer Minissale is accused of stabbing 20-year-old Yesenia Gonzalez to death, as well as stabbing a 26-year-old man on the night of June 6, 2013. A court-ordered psychiatrist determined Minissale to be “mentally ill or mentally deficient,” and should be civilly committed as a mentally ill and dangerous individual.

01/29/2014

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Man Charged In Fatal St. Paul Drive-By Shooting

A St. Paul man is charged with murder and two attempted murders after a gang-related drive-by shooting in front of a bar on St. Paul’s east side. According to the criminal complaint, 31-year-old True Thao allegedly fired a semi-automatic handgun in to a crowd of people standing in front of the Moonshine Bar at 1179 E. Seventh St. on the evening of Oct. 26. Witnesses say Thao, who was driving a dark blue Acura TL, pulled up about 15 to 20 feet away from the bar, rolled down his window and took aim at the group with what appeared to be a Tec-9 with an extended clip. Adlai Xiong, 27, was killed after suffering three gunshot wounds, one of which struck him in the head. Two others, a man and a woman, each suffered three gunshot wounds. Both survived.

10/31/2013

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St. Paul Man Charged In Sister-In-Law’s Brutal Beating

A St. Paul man is accused of severely beating, slashing and possibly raping his sister-in-law, the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.

05/21/2013

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Tran Ruled Incompetent To Stand Trial In Shootings

A man accused of going on a shooting spree in Oakdale that killed a 9-year-old boy has been ruled incompetent to stand trial.

03/25/2013

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Mother, Son Arrested In Wis. For Crimes In Fargo-Moorhead

Police in Wisconsin have arrested a mother and son wanted in connection with alleged felonies in Minnesota and North Dakota.

03/23/2013

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Man Convicted Of Stabbing 2 Park Police Officers

A man accused of ambushing and stabbing two Minneapolis park police officers has been convicted of attempted murder.

03/01/2013

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Man Charged With Murder In Grand Rapids Double Shooting

A 26-year-old Bovey, Minn. man has been charged with murder Monday after one of his alleged victims in a Grand Rapids double shooting died Saturday.

12/31/2012

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Woman Charged With Cutting Boyfriend’s Neck With Knife

A 50-year-old woman has been charged with attempted murder and assault after police say she cut her boyfriend’s neck with a knife.

10/16/2012

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Stillwater Man Facing 27 Counts In Woodbury Standoff

A 25-year-old Stillwater man was charged Tuesday in connection with the Woodbury hotel standoff last Friday that left one person dead and several others hurt.

09/04/2012

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Man Charged With Stomping On Pregnant Ex’s Stomach

A 28-year-old man has been charged with stomping on his pregnant ex-girlfriend’s stomach in an attempt to kill her unborn child.

04/17/2012

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Charges: Man Shot At Cops After Fight With Brother

A 39-year-old West St. Paul man is accused of shooting at two police officers on Sunday after a fight at his home with his brother Sunday morning, according to charges filed Tuesday in Dakota County Court.

03/20/2012

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2 Charged With Attempted Murder In Mpls Shooting

Two 22-year-olds have been charged with attempted murder in connection to a shooting in Minneapolis Thursday night, according to Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.

03/05/2012

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Man Charged With 9 Counts Of Attempted Murder, Arson

A 22-year-old man has been charged for allegedly starting a fire at the home of his ex-girlfriend’s parents.

01/12/2012

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Man Charged With Murder At Mpls. Halloween Party

A New Brighton man has been charged with murder in the death of a man at a Halloween party in Minneapolis.

11/02/2011

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