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Jury selected in attempted murder trial in Pierre

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Mitchell South Dakota 120 South Lawler 57301

PIERRE (AP) -- A 12-person jury with one alternate has been selected to hear the case of a Fort Pierre man charged with attempted murder.

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Attorneys on both sides were scheduled to give opening statements to the jury on Wednesday in the trial of Derek Boe. He is accused of shooting out the window of a vehicle occupied by a 24-year-old Pierre woman on a Hughes County road in January, narrowly missing the woman with the shotgun blast.

The media reports that the trial is expected to last the rest of the week.

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