MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Willmar Police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened Friday.
The victim was found on the 1000 block of Fourth Street Southwest at about 7:40 p.m. Family members said they saw the 41-year-old man, who was working in his garage, collapse suddenly.READ MORE: Downtown Minneapolis Businesses Hope Chauvin Trial Brings Much-Needed Boost
First responders discovered a “penetrating injury” to his chest.
He was taken to Carris Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.READ MORE: BCA Identifies Brothers Who Died In Wadena County Shootout
Investigators found a bullet hole in the garage wall, suggesting an errant bullet came from a location other than the man’s home.
Authorities don’t believe the man was deliberately targeted, and there doesn’t appear to be any threat to the public.
The victim was not identified, pending notification of family.MORE NEWS: City Trees Program Offers $25 Trees To Minneapolis Property Owners
Anyone with information about the incident should contact Willmar Police at (320) 235-2244.
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