Trial begins for Cooperstown man accused of shooting officer in standoff
The trial of a Cooperstown, N.D., man accused of shooting an officer during a 2008 standoff began in Finley Tuesday.
Darin Dahl, 35, was holed up in a Luverne, N.D., home for more than 20 hours in April 2008. Authorities said he fired on officers and that a bullet struck the helmet of a Red River Valley SWAT team member.
Dahl is facing charges of attempted murder and reckless endangerment.