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updated 5:50 PM UTC, Dec 10, 2018

Portage County Teen Reaches Plea Deal in April Shooting and Stabbing

  • Written by Wheeler
  • Published in News

A Portage County teen agrees to a plea deal in a drug-fueled shooting and stabbing incident in April. 

Nineteen-year-old Alec Varney is pleading no contest to two felony counts of first-degree reckless injury and second-degree recklessly endangering safety, along with a misdemeanor count of battery.  Other charges including false imprisonment and use of a dangerous weapon have been dismissed.  A judge then found Varney guilty of three counts, and set a January 4th a sentencing date.  Varney is accused of shooting two of his friends following a night of drinking and drug use and then cutting his mother with a knife and wrestling his father to the ground.

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