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Appeals court affirms Diaz Evans conviction in Willmar, Minn., shooting incident


WILLMAR -- The state Court of Appeals has affirmed the conviction and sentencing of a 28-year-old Willmar man on multiple charges for an incident that included two home invasions and shots fired at Willmar police officers.

In an unpublished opinion issued Monday, the appeals court upheld the conviction of Leroy Diaz Evans, who was sentenced in May 2011 to 308 months, more than 25 years, in prison for his role in the September 2010 incident.

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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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