By CARSON WALKER
SIOUX FALLS — Jury selection starts Monday in a trial stemming from a 2006 shootout between Hells Angels and Outlaws motorcycle club members at Custer State Park in South Dakota’s Black Hills.
Associated Press Writer
Prosecutors accuse the Hells Angels of trying to kill five Outlaws. Defense lawyers argue the Outlaws were the aggressors and that their clients acted in self-defense.
Chad Wilson, 33, of Lynnwood, Wash., and John Midmore, 35, of Valparaiso, Ind., pleaded not guilty to five counts of attempted first-degree murder and one count of commission of a felony while armed. A conspiracy charge will be handled separately.
Wilson, a Canadian citizen, is a member of the Dago Chapter of the Hells Angels in San Diego. Midmore, who has dual citizenship in Canada and Australia, is a prospect of the Haney Chapter of the Hells Angels in British Columbia, Canada.
The five Outlaws shot and wounded are Thomas Haas, 50; Allen Matthews, 59; Danny Neace, 61; Claudia Wables, 20; and Susan Evans-Martin, 35. Crystal Schuster, 29, suffered injuries unrelated to a gunshot. Their addresses are not listed.
The Aug. 8, 2006, shooting was at Legion Lake Resort in Custer State Park, where the Outlaws gathered for the Sturgis motorcycle rally 70 miles north. To read the rest of the article: http://yankton.net/articles/2008/11/03/news/doc490e8f4497083845863634.txt