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Somers man pleads not guilty in golf club attack

By The Associated Press
Published On: Jan 25 2014 11:41:01 AM MST
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KALISPELL, Mont. -

A 20-year-old Somers man who police say took part with two others in the beating of another man with a golf club has pleaded not guilty to felony criminal endangerment and misdemeanor assault.
    
The Daily Inter Lake reports (http://bit.ly/1laEdCM) that Gaige Mower made the plea Thursday in Flathead District Court.
    
He faces up to 10 years in prison and a fine up to $50,500. His next hearing is set for March 5.
    
Police say that on July 4 Mower and 19-year-old Kalispell residents Andrew Nelson and Ryan Horn assaulted another man with a golf club until it broke.
    
Nelson has pleaded guilty to felony assault with a weapon. Horn pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault.
    
Nelson is scheduled to be sentenced Feb. 13.