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WILLMAR -- Jury selection is scheduled to begin Friday in the trial of the 26-year-old Willmar man accused of firing shots at a Willmar police officer last September.


However, Leroy Diaz Evans may ask that his five-day trial before District Judge Kathryn Smith be continued until after a key defense witness, and another defendant in the case, is sentenced.

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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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