STILLWATER, Minn. (WCCO) — A judge found the man accused of killing a 9-year-old boy while randomly shooting at passing vehicles in Oakdale unfit to stand trial.
Tran is accused of killing 9-year-old Devin Aryal as he rode in his mom’s minivan on February 11.READ MORE: Wife Of Hockey Ref, Who Died From COVID, Thinks He Contracted It During Carver Co. Games
During the shootings, Aryal was struck by gunfire while he rode in a minivan with his mother. His mother drove to a nearby Rainbow Foods parking lot and called for help, but he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at Regions Hospital shortly after his arrival.READ MORE: Court Hears Motions In Derek Chauvin Trial; Jury Selection Paused For At Least A Day
Devin’s mother was shot in the arm. Additionally, a 68-year-old Oakdale woman, who was in a different vehicle, was also hit by gunfire.
Nhan Lap Tran will now be committed to the state security hospital in St. Peter.MORE NEWS: 'Summer During Winter': Minnesotans Enjoy Unseasonable Temps On #Top10WxDay
He could still be found competent to stand trial at a later date.