The case of a man facing an attempted murder charge in Leavenworth County may be resolved with a plea agreement, a defense attorney said.

The case of a man facing an attempted murder charge in Leavenworth County may be resolved with a plea agreement, a defense attorney said.

Andrew G. Foderaro, 20, appeared Wednesday in Leavenworth County District Court. He is charged with attempted first-degree murder, possession of cocaine, a misdemeanor count of possession of stolen property and a misdemeanor count of possession of marijuana.

The charges stem from an Oct. 27, 2017, incident that occurred on 227th Street in the rural Easton area.

A criminal complaint alleges that Foderaro discharged a firearm multiple times with the intent to kill another man.

The victim was taken to the hospital following the incident.

Leavenworth County Undersheriff Jim Sherley has said authorities believe the shooting resulted from a drug deal that had gone bad.

Foderaro’s attorney, Carl Cornwell, said in court Wednesday that there is a plea offer in the case. Cornwell said he had not yet had an opportunity to speak with his client in person about the offer. The defense attorney also said he had not spoken with Foderaro’s family about the matter.

But Cornwell believes the parties are close to reaching a plea agreement.

“I think we can get it taken care of,” he said.

He requested a continuance until next month. He also suggested that the next court appearance be set for the purpose of a plea.

District Judge Michael Gibbens scheduled a plea hearing for Jan. 4.

Foderaro remains in custody at the Leavenworth County Jail.

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