Spirit Lake Man Arrested For Attempted Murder

Mon 10-3-2016

(Spirit Lake)-- A Spirit Lake man is in jail this (Mon.) morning on an attempted murder charge.

A news release says officers were called shortly after 9:00 pm to a residence in the 1200 block of Fargo Avenue after getting a report that a woman at that location had been shot in the leg.

The woman, who's name has not been released, was transported by ambulance. There was no word as to whether or not the injury was life-threatening.

Upon investigating police arrested 54-year-old Scott Lee Sidles of Spirit Lake on charges of attempted murder, a class “B” felony, and intimidation with a dangerous weapon, a class “C” felony.

Sidles was booked into the Dickinson county jail.

Spirit Lake police were assisted by the Okoboji Police Department, the Dickinson County sheriff's Office, Lakes Regional Healthcare ambulance and paramedics and the Dickinson County Attorney's Office.

Authorities say the investigation is ongoing.