A rural Winona County man is pleading guilty to killing his neighbor’s dog. Dale Orville Douglas, 46, entered a petition to plead guilty Monday to one felony charge of mistreating animals.
A 18-year veteran of the St. Paul Police Department was shot in the face by a high-powered BB gun or pellet gun during a standoff late Friday afternoon. St. Paul Police say two officers initially went to a home in the North End neighborhood near Lyton Place and Park Street on a report of a suicidal man.
Officials say an Eden Prairie man will likely face charges after he allegedly shot a deer with a pellet gun, and authorities had to dispose of it. The incident happened Friday afternoon when city police say they were called to the 18800 block of Pheasant Circle on a report of a man walking around with a gun.
Federal officials say a wolf that fled from Isle Royale National Park and was found dead on the Minnesota mainland had been shot with a pellet gun. Park officials said Friday the 5-year-old female was shot in the chest with a lightweight pellet.
Two people were arrested Thursday after witnesses saw someone with a gun on the University of Minnesota Duluth campus. The school was put in lockdown when a UMD employee called 911 after seeing a man drop a weapon. The university says a 15-year-old boy and a 19-year-old man were arrested, and a pellet gun was recovered.
Police have arrested a 14-year-old boy after a pellet gun was shot at a vehicle and people in Fergus Falls.
Two men have been charged in connection with an attempted robbery at gunpoint in the University of Minnesota area.
A 9-year-old Fergus Falls boy who was shooting his pellet gun picked the wrong target this week — the window of an occupied police squad car.
Police in Minneapolis are investigating the discovery of a hole in a window of Senator Al Franken’s downtown condominium.