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Man faces five felonies for pointing gun at deputies

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WILLMAR -- An Atwater man is facing multiple felonies stemming in part from a stand-off with authorities Monday evening.

James Arthur Hinman, 46, of Atwater, made his first appearance Wednesday on five felony charges for allegedly assaulting a woman with a loaded 12-gauge shotgun and for pointing the gun at sheriff's deputies before exiting a home wearing a bullet-resistant vest.


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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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