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Suspect who reportedly fired shots at car, houses turns himself in

Marshall Neil Aamodt, 30, turned himself in on attempted murder charges Wednesday afternoon, Longmont Police said.

LONGMONT, Colo. — The suspect in a reported attempted murder turned himself in on Wednesday, Longmont Police said.

Police said officers responded to a scene around 7:26 a.m. on Tuesday after a caller reported two men fighting in the driveway of a home on the 300 block of Mountain View Avenue.

During the argument, police said 30-year-old Marshall Aamodt threatened to kill the victim with a knife.

As the victim entered a vehicle and began to leave, police said Aamodt fired several pistol rounds towards the car and neighboring homes.

No one was hit by gunfire, and police said they could not determine at this time if any homes were hit.

Aamodt left the area and police said he it's possible he was dropped off in the Denver area. He turned himself in around 3:28 p.m. on Wednesday and was booked in the Boulder County Jail, according to police.

An arrest warrant was issued for Aamodt on the following charges, according to police:

  • Attempted first-degree murder with extreme indifference
  • Felony menacing
  • Reckless endangerment
  • Attempted illegal discharge of a firearm
Credit: Longmont Public Safety

Anyone with information can also contact Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at info@nococrimestoppers.com or 1-800-222-8477. Tipsters can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000. 

Calls to the Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers are not recorded and the phone does not have caller ID, according to the NoCoCrimestoppers website. A coordinator completes a tips information form, makes initial inquiries and passes the information along to investigators. 

A two-way dialogue system online also allows tipsters to come back and provide additional information and ask questions.  

A community board of directors meets regularly to evaluate arrests and determine reward amounts. 

> More information about Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers can be found here. 

> Additional NoCo Crime Stoppers bulletins can be found here. 

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