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Man Charged For Pistol-Whipping Columbia Store Owner

A 29-year-old man is accused of beating a Columbia store owner with the butt of his handgun, and leaving the victim covered in his own blood, according to authorities. Brandon Benjamin Broszko was charged with two counts of first-degree attempted aggravated robbery, according to a criminal complaint filed in Anoka County.


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Charges: St. Paul Woman Pistol-Whipped Neighbor After Argument

A 46-year-old St. Paul woman faces assault charges after she allegedly poked her neighbor’s belly with a knife and pistol-whipped him following an argument over noisy kids, court documents filed Friday say.