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Appeals court upholds long sentence for man who shot at Hudson police

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In a decision filed Tuesday, an appeals court refused to cut the prison sentence or nullify the plea agreement of a man convicted of three Wisconsin felonies following a shootout with Hudson police in August 2007.


On Aug. 24, 2007, a Friday, Daine Linderman, now 27, fired an assault weapon at several Hudson officers and fled into Minnesota where he was eventually captured after attempting to steal vehicles from two couples at their homes.

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Judy Wiff
Judy Wiff has been regional editor for RiverTown’s Wisconsin newspapers since 1996. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and sociology from UW-River Falls. She has worked as a reporter for several weekly newspapers in Wisconsin.
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