MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Police in Sauk Rapids say an attempted home robbery ended with one of the suspects shot in the leg.
The incident happened before 5 a.m. Friday along the 700 block of Broadway Avenue South.READ MORE: Crews Continue Cleanup After 50-Car Train Derails In Albert Lea
Police report that two Black young adults were involved in the attempted robbery, and one of them had a handgun. Officers said during the incident one shot was fired, striking one of the suspects in the leg and causing a non-life threatening injury. The suspects then fled the residence.READ MORE: COVID In MN: 805 New Cases, 10 More Deaths Reported Sunday
The police report does not say who fired the gun that struck one of the two suspects.
Police say the person who was shot in the leg has been treated and released.MORE NEWS: 2 Hurt In Shooting At St. Paul Bus Stop
Investigators don’t think this was a random incident.