Island Park Shooting Suspect Enters Alford Plea
(ST. ANTHONY) – A man accused of shooting his friend in the leg during a disagreement has entered a plea in 7th District Court. 34-year-old Jerrod Hillman of Madison County entered an Alford plea Tuesday. Hillman allegedly shot Monte Sommer during a dispute in Island Park Aug. 20, then led authorities on a four-day manhunt that ended in his arrest. Hillman denied willful assault, but admitted that there was sufficient evidence against him for a conviction.