Backus shooting victim identified
Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reported Tuesday afternoon that a 63-year-old Backus man was shot and killed in Ponto Township east of Backus earlier in the day.
On Wednesday, the sheriff announced the identity of the victim as Christian David Kruckow. The suspect, a 73-year-old man, remains in custody in the Cass County Jail pending formal charges.
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