Fargo Crime News

Fargo man to serve prison term following guilty plea in Grand Forks shooting incident

Grand Forks, North Dakota – In a development arising from a Grand Forks shooting incident from a year prior, a man from Fargo, Omar Deronjic, aged 20, has been handed a prison sentence of two and a half years.

Deronjic faced accusations of shooting and injuring an individual last July, who subsequently received treatment at a hospital for injuries deemed not life-threatening.

Following a guilty plea on three out of the total six felony charges, Deronjic was convicted of committing aggravated assault with a dangerous weapon, terrorizing with a dangerous weapon, and reckless endangerment. These offenses are categorized as Class C felonies.

Three additional charges against Deronjic, inclusive of a Class A felony for attempted murder, were dismissed by the court. After completing his prison term, Deronjic is required to adhere to a two-year period of supervised probation.

Jimmy Hathaway

Having spent my formative years in the beloved city of Grand Forks, I eventually relocated to Fargo during my second decade of life. The passion for journalism runs deep within my bloodline, as numerous close relatives have been, and some continue to be, engaged in the field as reporters and journalists. Outside of my professional pursuits, I cherish the moments spent in the company of my family.

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