Algona man charged with attempted murder for firing shotgun at another person

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POCAHONTAS, Iowa (KCAU) – An Algona, Iowa, man was arrested Monday for attempted murder after he allegedly pointed and fired a shotgun at someone.

According to the Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to 102 Grant Street in Rolfe, Iowa, on Saturday after witnesses reported a shooting.

They said an argument over the property had broken out when Joshua Scmidt, 18, pointed and fired a shotgun at another person. Schmidt then fled the scene with the shotgun, officials said.

The person shot at was not injured.

Schmidt was taken into custody Monday morning after a search for him

Schmidt was charged with attempted murder, a class B felony. He was booked into the Pocahontas County Jail and held on a bond of $25,000.

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