Weiland receives 50-year sentence in Nov. 2020 shooting
(ABC 6 News) – An Albert Lea man was sentenced to a combined 600 months in prison, or 50 years, after shooting a police officer and two others at Shady Oaks Apartments in Albert Lea in November 2020.
Devin Weiland, 23, was found guilty of three counts of attempted murder and three counts of 2nd-degree assault with a deadly weapon in September of 2022.
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He received 200 months for each attempted murder charge, one for each victim, with credit for 821 days spent in jail since his arrest in 2020.
Tuesday was a highly emotional day in the courtroom. All three victims were present at the sentencing, and two of them gave statements.
One victim said he spent months in intensive care, but he still struggles with his leg injury to this day. Former ALPD officer Kody Needham also bravely spoke about how his injury caused severe PTSD.
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Weiland had previously reached out to ABC 6 News to discuss the length of his trial process.