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Police seeking motive in Oakdale random shootings

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OAKDALE, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in Oakdale are still trying to determine why a 34-year-old man allegedly shot at vehicles, killing a 9-year-old boy and injuring two women.

Police Chief Bill Sullivan says Tuesday that it appears the shootings were random.

Police say they arrested Nhan Lap Tran of Oakdale on Monday after responding to a report of shots fired. Tran is in custody on suspicion of murder.

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