Morris facing attempted murder charge after shooting a man twice
By Patrice Bumstead
Andre Morris, 30, of Enid, Okla., is Facing a Class A Felony charge that carries a minimum mandatory sentence of four years imprisonment without parole for attempted murder. Two Class C Felony charges for reckless endangerment-extreme indifference and possession of a firearm, along with a Class A Misdemeanor for criminal mischief following his arrest.
On Monday, Sept. 19, the Watford City Police Department (WCPD) released a statement informing the public of a shooting that took place at the Inn at Hunters Run hotel in Watford City on Saturday, Sept. 17, around 11 p.m.
According to the statement officers arrived on scene and located a male with two gunshot wounds to the leg, also at the time of arrival the suspect had fled the scene.
During the investigation it was determined that Morris was asked to leave a social gathering in the parking lot of the hotel after trying to steal some alcohol.
Morris left the party and returned a short time later with a handgun and allegedy shot six rounds toward the group of individuals at the party.