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$1.5M bail set for Willmar man, 26, charged with attempted murder of officer


WILLMAR -- Unconditional bail was set Monday at $1.5 million for Leroy Diaz Evans, the Willmar man who faces a charge of first-degree attempted murder of a peace officer for allegedly shooting at a Willmar police officer.

Evans, 26, also faces five first-degree burglary charges for two alleged home invasions that led to the Wednesday evening shooting incident along the 800 block of Second Street Southeast.

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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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