Minnesota

Wisconsin man held in

northeast Minnesota shooting

CARLTON, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in northeastern Minnesota are holding a Wisconsin man in a Friday night shooting.

The Carlton County Sheriff’s Office says the 32-year-old man from Bayfield, Wisconsin, is in custody pending charges.

Authorities were called to the shooting just before midnight Friday. A man reported that his 57-year-old brother, Andrew Gokee of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, had been shot.

The caller also reported hearing another gunshot outside the home and that the suspect had run away.

Gokee was found shot in the head. His condition is unknown.

A second man was found at the home with a superficial gun injury.

The Minnesota State Patrol conducted an air search, and the suspect was found in the woods. He had suffered a gunshot wound to the chest. Authorities don’t know how he was shot.

Crash near northern Minnesota

resort kills 2, injures 2

PONSFORD, Minn. (AP) — Two people are dead and two others injured after a single-vehicle crash near a northern Minnesota resort.

The Becker County Sheriff’s Office say the crash happened about 1:50 a.m. Friday on a county highway just west of Ice Cracking Lodge.

Authorities say 56-year-old Philip Edward Warren of Mahnomen and 55-year-old Lorraine Lynn Warren of Ponsford died at the scene.

Two other people were injured and taken to hospitals.

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