Alta Man Charged With Attempted Murder

Thu 2-6-2020

(Storm Lake IA)  --  A northwest Iowa man is facing attempted murder charges for firing a shotgun at the driver of a car in Alta. 

The Buena Vista County Sheriff's office says 25-year-old Nickolas Mount was a passenger in a moving car Sunday when he fired a shot at another driver on Iowa Highway 3.  The other driver accelerated after seeing the shotgun and the pellets struck the headrest on the driver's seat.  

Mount is also charged with going armed with intent and possession of an offensive weapon.