The man accused of firing a gun at Itasca County deputies is scheduled to appear in court on Monday. Roy Miller, 45, was arrested after opening fire on Itasca County Sheriff’s Deputies. Deputies responded to a 911 call February 10th of an armed, suicidal man who committed domestic assault.
According to a report from the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, Miller fired multiple shots at deputies. Deputies fired back. Miller was allegedly was trying to flee officers in a vehicle when it drove into a nearby snowbank and stopped. Miller was taken by ambulance to Grand Itasca Hospital in Grand Rapids and then to Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center.
Miller is charged with five counts of attempted intentional second-degree murder, five counts of first-degree assault and two counts of misdemeanor domestic assault.
Miller appeared before Ninth Judicial District Judge Sarah McBroom in February where she set bail at $500,000 with conditions or $1 million without. She also granted a request for Miller to undergo a mental health evaluation to determine if he is competent to proceed in court.