Man, 82, pleads guilty in Minn. farm killing

Published 6:04 am Sunday, August 5, 2012

WILLMAR — An 82-year-old man has pleaded guilty to second-degree intentional murder in a fatal shooting during a confrontation at a rural Belgrade farm last fall.

Delbert Huber of rural Paynesville pleaded guilty Friday. Huber admitted in court that he pointed a loaded rifle at 43-year-old Timothy Larson of Albertville and pulled the trigger.

The shooting happened last October after Larson ordered Huber and his son to remove their farm equipment from his father’s farm.

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Huber’s son, 45-year-old Timothy Huber, is awaiting trial on a first-degree murder indictment. The first-degree indictment against Delbert Huber was dismissed as a condition of his pleading guilty to second-degree murder.