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Charges filed against Deweese shooting suspect

 


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...



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