June 1, 1995 in Idaho

Man Pleads Guilty To Firing At Police

From Staff And Wire Reports

Terry Jones pleaded guilty Wednesday to aggravated assault for shooting at police officers during an April standoff.

Jones, 43, was allegedly despondent over the death of his mother when the shooting spree occurred in the Bambi RV Park off Government Way.

Jones held off police officers for eight hours while barricaded in his camper. The standoff started after Jones shot his own dog. It ended after police shot cannisters of an irritant gas into his camper.

Kootenai County prosecutors agreed to drop three charges against Jones in exchange for his guilty plea. The dismissed charges were aggravated assault on a police officer, a weapons charge and an habitual offender charge.

District Judge Gary Haman set Jones’ sentencing for July 3. Jones is being held in the Kootenai County Jail on a $250,000 bond.

, DataTimes

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