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North San Juan Woman Arrested For Attempted Murder

A North San Juan couple have been arrested in a shooting incident that wounded a local woman late Tuesday afternoon. Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal says it occurred at a home on Flume Street. He says the suspect had an ongoing dispute with the victim…

 

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Royal says the victim, an unidentified 60-year-old woman, was the property owner and was trying evict McCary and her 62-year-old husband Dennis, who were living in a trailer on the property. She had superficial wounds in the stomach and arm. Royal says Dennis then drove away from the home and tried to hide the handgun at a nearby residence…

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Martha McCary is charged with one felony count of attempted murder. Also, a Highway Patrol Officer who was assisting was attacked by a pit bull and had to shoot and kill the dog.

 

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