The third suspect in a fatal hit and run last week in Andover was detained this morning. And officials have also located the suspect vehicle in the death of 17-year-old Tristan Robinson from Nowthen. Robinson was run over Friday evening and investigators believe three people in the vehicle had planned to rob him of marijuana. Robinson’s death is being treated as murder. Two teenage suspects were arrested over the weekend. More information on the case is expected to be released later today.
Officials in Wadena County are investigating the shooting deaths of two males. Sheriff’s deputies were called to a Menahga residence just after midnight and arrived to find the two deceased males. The victims names have not been released. It’s not yet known what led to the shooting, but officials say there is no risk to the public.
A woman is dead and a suspect in custody after a shooting in Cass County Sunday morning. Officials responded to a call at a Cass Lake home and found a 25-year-old woman with a gunshot wound to the head. Life-saving efforts were attempted, but the woman died at the scene. A 24-year-old man was taken into custody in connection with the death.
A Mankato Police officer has been cleared of any wrong doing in the shooting death of Chase Tuseth. Stearns County Attorney Janelle Kendall reviewed the case and said Officer Gary Schnorenberg’s use of deadly force was justified. Schnorenberg responded to the Country Inn and Suites on December 31, after motel workers reported that Tuseth was causing a disturbance. The report shows Tuseth resisted arrest, a struggle began, and Tuseth began kicking Officer Schnorenberg. Schnorenberg told investigators he feared becoming unconscious during the assault, could not reach his night stick, and pulled his weapon and shot Tuseth three times. Schnorenberg suffered head injuries and was forced to retire.
A man was airlifted to a Twin Cities hospital after getting shot by a fellow hunter Friday night in Long Prairie. According to Todd County Sheriff’s officials, 44-year-old Devlin Marcyes and 42-year-old Bradley Schmidt returned from hunting and Marcyes was wiping off his rifle when it discharged hitting Schmidt in the upper leg. Schmidt was taken to a local hospital and then airlifted to North Memorial. The incident remains under investigation.
St. Louis County Sheriff’s officials are now calling the death of a 16-year-old hunter in northeastern Minnesota a suicide. A member of the boy’s hunting party found him dead in his deer stand near Aurora late Saturday afternoon. The death initially was reported to authorities as an accidental shooting. The incident remains under investigation.
Drivers in Minnesota are paying just below the national average for a gallon of gas at 2.54 per gallon. According to Triple-A Minnesota the average price around the country is 2.56, an increase of nine cents over the last two weeks. Minnesota falls into the average for the midwest region as well with Drivers in Michigan paying the most and drivers in Missiouri and Kansas paying the least.
Taylor Swift is bringing her upcoming world tour to Minneapolis next fall. Swift announced her “Reputation” stadium tour today with a stop planned at U-S Bank Stadium on September 1st. Tickets go on sale December 13th.