Meeker County shooting leaves one man dead


LITCHFIELD, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in Meeker County say one man is dead after a shooting at a residence in Acton Township.

The sheriff’s office says deputies responded to a report of a shooting shortly after 10:30 p.m. to find a man outside a home with a gunshot wound. Deputies attempted medical aid but the man died at the scene.

The sheriff’s office says they do not believe the shooting was a random act, but no one was in custody as of morning.

They say it is a homicide investigation, which is ongoing. The name of the victim was not immediately released.


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