MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO/AP) — Police say a third suspect has been arrested in the fatal shooting of a Winona man earlier this month.
Police found 31-year-old Adam Fort in his Winona apartment just after 1 p.m. Oct. 18 with a gunshot wound to the torso. Medical personnel provided care at the scene, but Fort was pronounced dead shortly thereafter.READ MORE: Rep. Jim Hagedorn's Widow, Jennifer Carnahan, Sued By His Family Over Unpaid Medical Debts
Investigators believe robbery motivated the shooting.
Deputy Police Chief Tom Williams said 18-year-old Reginald Alexander Burnett was arrested Saturday in Rockdale, Illinois. Williams said investigators believe Burnett was in the Winona apartment when Adam Fort was shot.READ MORE: Next Weather Alert: Storms Likely Thursday In South-Central, Southeastern Minnesota
He’s being held in the Will County Jail pending an extradition hearing, and faces possible charges of aiding and abetting second-degree murder, first-degree aggravated robbery and two counts of second-degree assault.
Two others were arrested in Wisconsin last week — 23-year-old Lonnie Lavonte Keymone Hudson and an 18-year-old woman who police believe drove the getaway vehicle. Williams said a handgun was recovered at an apartment in La Crosse, Wisconsin that was possibly used in the shooting.
Williams said authorities are still investigating the possibility that a fourth person was also involved in the crime.MORE NEWS: Minnesota Parents Turn To Social Media To Help Find Baby Formula
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