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Woman ruled competent in Wal-Mart shooting

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — A Neenah woman accused of shooting and wounding a co-worker at a Wal-Mart store has been declared competent to stand trial.

Judge John Jorgenson ruled Thursday after two doctors found 48-year-old Justine Boyd competent.

Boyd waived a preliminary hearing and then pleaded not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect to attempted first-degree intentional homicide, according to online court records. The competency ruling means she is able to assist in her own defense.

WLUK-TV reports Boyd is due back in court Dec. 1. No trial date has been set.

Boyd is accused of shooting Sharon Goffard on Aug. 14, 2013, at the Neenah Wal-Mart where they both worked. According to the complaint, Boyd apparently was upset that Goffard got an easier position at work.

Information from: WLUK-TV, http://www.fox11online.com

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