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Carlos man charged with assault against juvenile student

Nevan Edward Berglin, 20, allegedly shot the student in the ear with the Orbeez gun.

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ALEXANDRIA โ€” A Carlos man has been charged with felony third degree assault following an incident in which he allegedly shot a juvenile with an Orbeez gun.

According to the statement of probable cause, Nevan Edward Berglin, 20, allegedly shot a student in the ear with the Orbeez gun.

The alleged incident took place in the Alexandria Area High School parking lot, the statement read.

An Orbeez gun is a toy that shoots either gel balls or soft bullets, a press release from the Alexandria Police Department read.

The victim had a clear look at the alleged shooter and identified him as Berglin, the statement of probable cause read.

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The victim did go to the emergency room because they were not able to hear, the statement read.

If convicted, Berglin faces up to 5 years imprisonment and a $10,000 fine.

Travis Gulbrandson covers several beats, including Osakis School Board and Osakis City Council, along with the Brandon-Evansville School Board. His focus will also be on crime and court news.
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