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May 16, 2014 at 1:22 PM

Jury acquits homeowner who fired shots to ‘get paraglider’s attention’

By Jefferson Robbins / The Wenatchee World EAST WENATCHEE — A Douglas County man who admitted firing a shotgun to warn a paraglider away from his Box Canyon Road property was found not guilty Thursday of unlawfully displaying a weapon. A three-man, three-woman District Court jury found Stephen B. Flinn, 66, of Orondo, not guilty of the…

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March 7, 2014 at 8:39 AM

Idaho man convicted in attempt to ‘dust’ low-flying crop-duster

The Associated Press TWIN FALLS, Idaho  — A south-central Idaho man has been convicted of shooting at a crop-duster. The Times-News reports that a jury on Thursday found 42-year-old Christopher V. Lewis, of Filer, guilty of felony discharging a firearm at an aircraft. Prosecutors say the pilot told police he saw someone wielding a shotgun below…

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February 10, 2013 at 3:00 PM

Man beaten, robbed at gunpoint in Central Area

A man walking in Seattle’s Central Area early Sunday was knocked to the ground by two men, one with a shotgun, police said. The incident occurred about 2:30 a.m. near the 2200 block of East Olive Street. Police said the man told them that the two men stood over him, first pointing the shotgun at his face then striking him…

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