Published: Wednesday, January 20th, 2010
After listening to three days of testimony about tasers, handguns and criminal intent, a Custer County jury needed only four hours to convict Kachina McAlexander, 32, of Denver, Colo., on all charges related to a March 24, 2009, shooting at the Super 8 Motel in Custer.
McAlexander, a former police officer, hung and shook her head after the verdict was read, while some of her supporters in the audience began to cry.
“Iâï¿½ï¿½don’t know how you people can live with yourselves,”âï¿½ï¿½one said as she stormed out of the courtroom.
McAlexander was convicted on three counts of aggravated assault—attempting to cause bodily injury to another person with a dangerous weapon. Because the assault was on police officers, the charges are a Class 2 Felony. She was also convicted on one count of reckless discharge of a firearm, a class one misdemeanor.
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