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Montevideo American-News - Montevideo, MN
  • Two brothers arrested and charged in connection to Scheff shooting

  • Two brothers from Balaton were arrested and charged in connection to the July 18 shooting of Dan Scheff after attempting to outrun the police through Lyon and Lincoln counties early last week.
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  • Two brothers from Balaton were arrested and charged in connection to the July 18 shooting of Dan Scheff after attempting to outrun the police through Lyon and Lincoln counties early last week.
     
    Devin Hexum, 21, was charged with two felony charges – second degree attempted murder with intent and first degree assault that caused great bodily harm after he allegedly shot Dan Scheff multiple times in the early morning hours of July 18.
    Derek Hexum, the 19-year-old younger brother, was charged with a felony count of aiding an offender to avoid arrest. Both are being held on $100,000 bail in the Yellow Medicine County jail.
     
    According to the criminal complaint, it was originally believed that Scheff had been hit by a car, as he was unresponsive when the five males that discovered him in the middle of Hwy 23 called 911.
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