Verndale Man Attempts to Shoot Deputies

Verndale Man Attempts to Shoot Deputies Click to Enlarge

VERNDALE (KDLM) - A Verndale man has been arrested after attempting to shoot a Sheriff's Deputy, Saturday.

The Wadena County Sheriff's office responded to a 911 hang-up on Saturday, Sept. 19 near Verndale. When deputies arrived, Dennis Uselman of Verndale became agitated. Deputies attempted to use a stun gun to subdue the man, a struggle ensued with Uselman and he fired a shot at the deputies.

Uselman narrowly missed the deputies and was arrested. Formal charges are now pending by the Wadena County Attorney’s Office.

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