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Diaz Evans trial continued to March 7


WILLMAR -- The jury trial for the 26-year-old Willmar man accused of firing shots at a Willmar police officer has been continued to March 7.

Jury selection had been slated to begin Friday for Leroy Diaz Evans, who faces nine felony charges in connection to the Sept. 15 incident. The charges include eight first-degree burglary and aggravated robbery counts, plus a charge of first-degree attempted murder of a peace officer, which is punishable by up to life in prison.

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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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