MANKATO, Minn. (AP/WCCO) — Mankato police say six people were hurt when a man deliberately drove his vehicle into a crowd in a parking lot.

Authorities say the 21-year-old Montgomery man then fled the scene early Sunday before Blue Earth County sheriff’s deputies arrested him.

Police commander Craig Frericks tells The Associated Press that the attack is not terrorism-related.

The Mankato Free Press reports two of the victims were airlifted to Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester while two others were treated at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato.

The man was booked into jail on preliminary charges of fourth-degree driving while under the influence and criminal vehicular operation. The crash remains under investigation.

Police later identified the 21-year-old man as Juan Carlos Lamas, Jr.

juan carlos lamas mug Police: 6 Hurt When Man Drives Car Into Crowd In Mankato Parking Lot

(credit: Blue Earth County Jail)

(© Copyright 2017 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

Comments (2)
  1. Just another illegal alien culturally enriching us.

  2. Craig Wilson says:

    Nig, and you know that how? Let me guess in your racist mind you determined that because of his name? I see you have the balls to use your name. How’s that suspended twitter account going for you?

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