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On October 13, 2019, at approximately 1:19 AM Jackson County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call from the address in the 9000 block W CR 275 S and nobody was on the line, but screaming could be heard in the background.

Jackson County Deputies Jordan Hawn, Brad Barker, J.L. McElfresh and Reserve Officer Eric Browalski responded to the area.

Officers were able to make contact with a female resident at the door. Officers observed blood on the shirt of the female.

The female was visibly upset. Deputies learned an argument began between the female and Shane Weddel.

The argument escalated and Shane struck the female several times and grabbed her across the neck and the female couldn’t breathe.

The female also stated she was pulled out of the house by her hair.

Children were present when the altercation occurred. Shane denied any battery took place.

Shane Weddel, 33, of Medora was arrested for domestic battery in the presence of a child and strangulation.