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Sheldon resident charged after Wednesday night assault


A Sheldon, Mo resident is in custody after an assault that took place late Wednesday night. According to Sheriff’s Office Officials, 38-year-old Marry E Aleman, has been charged with two counts of Assault in the Second Degree, two counts of Armed Criminal Action, and Unlawful Use of a Weapon. According to officials, the incident took place on Troop Road East of Milo Mo, during a confrontation where Aleman allegedly struck another person in the head with a firearm, causing the firearm to discharge and wound a person standing nearby. The wounded person was transported to a Joplin Hospital for treatment, and released the following day. Aleman is being held in the Vernon County Jail on a $50,000 cash only bond.