Missouri woman used stun gun on driver, Nebraska authorities say

2 years 9 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, August 05 2015 Aug 5, 2015 Wednesday, August 05, 2015 1:44:00 PM CDT August 05, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press and James Packard, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska authorities said a Missouri woman was cited for assault after using a stun gun on the driver of the vehicle in which she was traveling, resulting in the car rolling.

Nebraska City station KNCY reports 41-year-old Jolie Hoefling was treated for minor injuries after the incident.

Otoe County Sheriff James Gress told The Associated Press Wednesday that Hoefling and 46-year-old Miles Sprague, of Lexington, Missouri, were arguing on July 18 as they drove west on the Nebraska-Iowa Highway 2 bridge. Reports said Hoefling pulled out a stun gun and shot Sprague. The SUV struck a concrete barrier and eventually rolled over into a ditch on the Nebraska side.

Gress said Sprague refused to be hospitalized.

It was unclear Wednesday whether Hoefling had an attorney who could comment on her behalf.

 

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