Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

Shooting in New York Mills leaves 1 dead, 1 in critical condition

Email News Alerts
news Bemidji, 56619
Bemidji Minnesota P.O. Box 455 56619

Forum News Service

NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. – One man is dead and another in critical condition after a shooting near here Wednesday night, the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office said.

Advertisement
Advertisement

According to a written report released by the sheriff’s office:

Authorities received a call about 9:10 p.m. Wednesday from a 21-year-old woman who reported gunshots in the 57000 block of Highway 56.

Deputies found two men with gunshot wounds, a 20-year-old who was dead at the scene and a 23-year-old who was unconscious.

The wounded man was taken to a hospital in Wadena and later transferred to a hospital in St. Cloud, where he is in critical condition and on life-support.

Witnesses told investigators the 23-year-old shot the 20-year-old and then shot himself.

The identities of the people involved have not been released.

The sheriff’s office had initially released information that both men had died.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness