Henderson County Senior Defends Himself With Shotgun

henderson countyA Henderson County man uses a shotgun to defend himself. The Henderson County Sheriff’s Department reports that 72 year old Jack Taylor shot 53 year old Elliot Sherdahl of Carman Monday night. The shooting occurred on Taylor’s property near Stronghurst. Officers say Sherdahl  drew a loaded pistol on Taylor and Taylor returned fire with a shotgun. Sherdahl sustained injuries to his hand and face and was flown to University Hospitals in Iowa City. He has been charged with attempted murder and unlawful aggravated use of a weapon. Taylor has not been charged.