WILLMAR, Minn. — A 25-year-old gunshot victim was found in the street Tuesday morning in Willmar, and another man has been taken into custody.
Willmar police received a call at 9:48 a.m. Tuesday of shots fired and arrived to find two males in the street. The alleged victim was lying on the road with a gunshot wound, and the alleged 26-year-old male suspect was holding a handgun but immediately surrendered when police arrived, according to a news release from the Willmar Police Department.
Both men are from Willmar, but police are not yet releasing names while the case remains under investigation, said Willmar Police Capt. Michael Anderson.
The wounded man was transported to the Carris Health—Rice Memorial Hospital emergency room in Willmar, and his status is unknown as of Tuesday afternoon, police said.
The suspect was immediately taken into custody and is being held at the Kandiyohi County Jail.