Police: College football player from Brainerd allegedly fired shots at vehicle in North Dakota

He was a standout running back in high school, and now plays at the University of Jamestown.
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Allen Jevning

A 22-year-old Brainerd native who plays college football in North Dakota is facing charges for allegedly shooting at a parked vehicle following a dispute. 

According to to the Brainerd Dispatch, Allen Jevning, a redshirt junior running back at the University of Jamestown, was arrested Sunday in connection to a shooting that left five bullet holes in a victim's vehicle in Jamestown. 

Police told the newspaper that they received multiple reports of shots fired around 4:30 a.m. Sunday, and at approximately 10 a.m. they were called by a man who found five bullet holes in the side his vehicle. 

Police were informed that the victim had a dispute with Jevning during a party, with Jevning allegedly leaving the party only to return and shoot at the driver-side door. 

The vehicle was parked with no one inside at the time shots were fired. 

Jevning is facing six charges, including disorderly conduct, carrying a loaded firearm in a vehicle, discharging a loaded firearm within city limits, criminal mischief, terrorizing, and reckless endangerment. 

It is unclear if Jevning has been suspended or not, but the University of Jamestown provided Bring Me The News with the following statement. 

"The University is aware that student Allen Jevning was allegedly involved in an off-campus incident that occurred early Sunday morning. The University has no further comment as the matter is under investigation by the Jamestown Police Department."

According to Stutsman County Jail records, Jevning was booked into jail Oct. 6 and released Oct. 7 after posting bond. 

The Brainerd Dispatch notes that Jevning was voted the MVP of the 2015 Brainerd High School football team, with MN Football Hub noting that he rushed for 631 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior.

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