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Jonas Gerald Grice could spend the rest of his life in prison for the shooting death of Anthony Hartman.

Grice charged with first degree murder

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A grand jury has charged Jonas Gerald Grice with first-degree murder for the shooting death of Anthony Hartman July 12 at a Rosemount car wash. The charge for premeditated murder could mean Grice, 27 of Burnsville, will spend the rest of his life in prison.


"This is an extreme act of violence that included shooting a defenseless man who was on the ground," said Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom, explaining why his office sought first-degree charges.

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Emily Zimmer
Emily Zimmer has worked as a staff writer for the Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. She has a degree in journalism from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Outside of work, Emily enjoys running, reading and gardening. You can follow Emily's gardening adventures at the Areavoices blog East of Weedin'
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