According to Cherry County Attorney Eric Scott, a 38 year old Merriman resident, Jesse L. Hare, was sentenced Friday, February 19, 2021 in Cherry County District Court in the August 2020 shooting of his son, 20 year old Logan Hare.

Jesse Hare was sentenced on Count I, Use of a Firearm to Commit a Felony, a Class 1C Felony, to 20-40 years in the Nebraska State Penitentiary, and on Count II, Assault in the First Degree,a Class 1 Felony, to 10-20 years in the Nebraska State Penitentiary. Both terms of imprisonment are to be served consecutively.