tags: carjacking, shooting, staged crime, lying, white suspect, surrender
1 injured 1 arrested November 12, 2014 MN man crashes car, shoots semi truck driver in face Alberville MN man (white) is arrested after he drinks at Cowboy Jack's, shoots semi delivery truck driver at Jerry's in the head after crashing his car. Kelly Neal Anderson, 28, got into the cab, woke up the sleeping driver, demanded his semi, beat him up and shot him in the face, critically injuring him as doctors try to remove the bullet from his brain. Police found the suspect walking along Highway 169 where he lied that vehicle and handgun had been stolen at gunpoint at Cowboy Jack's in Bloomington Anderson also claimed his Beretta .40 caliber handgun was stolen along with his vehicle, but his vehicle was found crashed, and admitted he shot the truck driver and where he abandoned his handgun.
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Charges: Man drinks at Cowboy Jack's, shoots delivery truck driver at Jerry's Posted: Nov 12, 2014 3:54 PM EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (KMSP) -
An Albertville, Minn. man has been charged with first-degree attempted murder after allegedly shooting a man in the head in the Jerry's Foods parking lot in Eden Prairie.
Police arrived just after 5 a.m. at the grocery store at 9625 Anderson Lakes Parkway off Highway 169 and found a 58-year-old man next to a delivery truck with head trauma, later determined to be a gunshot wound.
According to charges, the man said he was sleeping in his delivery truck when Kelly Neal Anderson, 28, got into the cab, woke up him, demanded his semi, beat him up and shot him in the face. He is in critical condition and doctors are attempting to remove the bullet from his brain.
A Minnesota State trooper later saw Anderson, who appeared to be drunk, walking along Highway 169. Anderson told him his vehicle had been stolen at gunpoint at Cowboy Jack's in Bloomington Anderson also claimed his Beretta .40 caliber handgun was stolen along with his vehicle.
Anderson later admitted he lied about his vehicle being stolen, and another officer found his vehicle crashed off a frontage road hear Highway 169. Anderson also admitted he shot the man in the delivery truck and told police where he abandoned his handgun. After he was brought into the Eden Prairie Police Department, he also admitted he intended to steal the delivery truck. He is currently in custody.