MINOT, N.D. (AP) — A Minot man accused of firing a gun at his girlfriend as she fled a mobile home with her young son has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder.

The Minot Daily News reports that James Blue II appeared in district court in Minot on Monday related to incidents at the Northland Trailer Park on Jan. 16-17.

He entered not guilty pleas to 17 felony counts, including reckless endangerment for allegedly firing in the direction of two Minot police officers outside the home. One officer returned fire but missed.

Blue also pleaded not guilty to physically assaulting two paramedics on scene.

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Information from: Minot Daily News, http://www.minotdailynews.com