Bail set for man accused of shooting during funeral

Bail was set at $500,000 for a man accused of shooting another man during a funeral on the Fond du Lac reservation.

Twenty-eight-year-old Shelby Boswell was charged with multiple felonies, including second degree assault with a dangerous weapon, introducing contraband and felon in possession of a firearm.

Shelby Boswell, 29. Photo courtesy of Carlton County Jail.

Boswell’s victim, his sister’s 45-year-old boyfriend, was shot in the back of the head and treated at a Duluth hospital.

Boswell reportedly had heroin and methamphetamine on him when he was arrested.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.


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