Drive-by shooting injures Cass Lake man

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office responded to the shooting, reported at 7:59 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24.

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CASS LAKE — A 30-year-old man was injured in a drive-by shooting Wednesday, Aug. 24, on Facility Center Drive in Cass Lake.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office responded to the shooting at 7:59 p.m. According to Cass County Chief Deputy Bryan Welk, the victim, a man who wasn’t identified by authorities, was shot in the bicep.

The man was transported to Sanford Bemidji Medical Center. Welk said the victim was uncooperative and no other information about the shooting was available Thursday.

The sheriff’s office reported there is no danger to public safety at this time.

Assisting at the scene was the Leech Lake Tribal Police Department.


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Tim Speier joined the Brainerd Dispatch in October 2021, covering Public Safety.
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