Valley City (CSi) On Thursday, at the Barnes County Courthouse in Valley City, Cornelious Edward Johnson entered guilty pleas at a change of plea court hearing. Johnson entered guilty pleas on two felony counts of attempted murder and one count of felony robbery in the November 21 2018 shooting in Valley City.

The attempted murder charges carry a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison. The felony robbery charge carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison.

Southeast District Judge Jay Schmitz ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set the sentencing for October 24, 2019 at 9-a.m. at the Barnes County Courthouse.

The 22 year-old Johnson left North Dakota after the shooting in Valley City, U.S. Marshals arrested him earlier this year, in Maricopa County Arizona.

The 20 year-old male victim shot once in the upper body continues to make a full recovery.