MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Becker County Sheriff’s Office says one man was stabbed and another was shot after an incident in Western Minnesota on Monday.
Sheriff’s deputies received a 911 call just after 10:30 p.m., disclosing that a 18-year-old Red Wing man had been stabbed at a home in White Earth.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: Marginal Risk Of Severe Storms Monday; Big Temp Drop Follows
The suspect was said to have left the area in a car that was heading to Detroit Lakes. Law enforcement was able to locate and stop the vehicle on County Highway 21 soon after.
At that point, the 26-year-old driver of the car reported to the deputy that he had a gunshot wound in the abdomen.READ MORE: New Poll Shows Minneapolis Residents Support Charter Amendment Replacing Police
The driver, a 26-year-old White Earth man, was taken to Essentia-St. Mary’s Hospital in Detroit Lakes; while the 18-year-old man with a stab wound was airlifted to a hospital in Fargo.
A media release says that neither of the injuries are believed to be life-threatening.MORE NEWS: Minnesota Apple Orchards Endure Labor Shortage During Peak Season
Law enforcement says this believed to be an isolated incident and there does not appear to be any threat to the public.