Man pleads not guilty to attempted murder

By Erica Quednau |

Published 10/02 2013 04:35PM

Updated 10/02 2013 05:32PM

FORD COUNTY -- A Paxton man says he didn't try to kill another man last month in Farmer City. 27-year old Jesse Emmerson was in court Wednesday and pleaded not guilty to charges of attempted murder and attempted battery with a firearm.

Police say he shot 36-year old Jason Allison. Emmerson is due back in court at the end of the month.

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