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Suspect Charged in Minot Shooting

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A Minot man already in jail for a misdemeanor assault charge is now charged with a felony in connection with a shooting last month in Minot.

Police report 31-year-old Robert Putney, Junior has been charged with Aggravated Assault for shooting a 44-year old woman.

Putney was initially arrested when he arrived at the emergency room with the wounded woman in his car on June 15th.

He pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault and driving under the influence charges and was sentenced to the county jail.

Now, he will be back in court facing the felony charge.

The woman who was shot was initially in critical condition, but police report she has survived the gunshot wound.

 

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