MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Police in Grand Rapids are investigating a shooting that left a man dead and his young son wounded.
According to the Grand Rapids Police Department, dispatch received a call on Thursday afternoon about a medical emergency on the 1300 block of 4th Street Southeast. When emergency personnel arrived on scene, they found the 29-year-old homeowner dead and his 8-year-old son in critical condition, suffering from a gunshot wound.READ MORE: 'It's Just A Matter Of Time': Man Severely Hurt In Fiery Crash With Minneapolis Street Racer Fears Repeat
Police say the man’s mother discovered the scene when she went over to check on them and called 911. A helicopter took the boy to a hospital in Duluth.READ MORE: Why Are We Still Experiencing Supply Chain Issues?
On Friday afternoon, police identified the victims as 29-year-old David Krauss and 8-year-old Wyatt Krauss.MORE NEWS: Potential Vikings COVID Outbreaks Could Lead To Forfeits, Big Losses For Vendors And Restaurants
The Grand Rapids Police Department, Itasca County Sheriff’s Office and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) are investigating. Investigators say they don’t believe there is a danger to the public.