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Texas man faces felony charges for drive-by shooting in Renville, Minn.


OLIVIA -- Javier Eliserio Barajas Jr., 35, of Mission, Texas, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to six felony assault and weapons charges for allegedly shooting a handgun at a house and three people early Sunday morning.

Barajas faces three counts of second-degree assault, two charges of dangerous weapon - drive-by shooting and one charge of possession of a pistol or assault weapon by a felon. His next appearance in Renville County District Court is June 29.

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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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