Charges filed against Deweese shooting suspect
June 11, 2020
A Lincoln man faces nine felony charges related to a rampage in April that ended with an officer-involved shooting in DeWeese.
Wesley Blessing, 46, is charged in Clay County with three counts of attempted assault on an officer, three counts of use of a deadly weapon to commit a felony, two counts of possession of a deadly weapon by a prohibited person and one count of drug possession.
The incident began April 16 when Hastings Police tipped off Clay County
authorities after a woman told them she had been held against her will by Blessing since the morning of April 10. The 34-year-old Hast...