Former Chisholm Police Officer Pleads Guilty In Fatal Bar Shooting

Saturday, March 17th, 2012 at 3:49 pm

A former Chisholm police officer has pleaded guilty to murder charges in a bar shooting that left one man dead and two others wounded.

The pleas were entered by 49-year-old Jason Musburger on Thursday.

According to a criminal complaint, Musburger walked into Jim’s Sports Bar & Grill in Chisholm with two fully-loaded handguns and shot three men seated at a table with his ex-wife. The incident happened in March 2010 and one man, Edward Walberg, was killed. The two others were injured.

Musburger pleaded guilty to intentional second-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder. He is being held in the St. Louis County Jail on $3 million bond.

The Duluth News Tribune reports that sentencing is set for April 5.

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