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Charges filed in shooting near Upsala

Charges filed in shooting near Upsala Click to Enlarge Photo: Brad Veenstra, KNSI

Dec 20, 2012 at 6:39 am

LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (KNSI) A shooting last weekend near Upsala has led to attempted murder and first-degree assault charges being filed against a Melrose man.

Twenty three year-old Gerardo Botello-Garcia is alleged to have shot 27 year-old Samuel Bennett of Sauk Centre at least twice during an argument along a road in Elmdale Township.

Bennett was taken to St. Cloud Hospital to be treated for his injuries.

Bond for Botello-Garcia was set at $400,000 without conditions--or $200,000 with several conditions.

He was being held in the Morrison County Jail.

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