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Spooner Man In Custody After Home Shooting Incident In Burnett County

Friday, June 21st, 2013 at 8:12 am

On Wednesday, the Burnett County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a person that had been shot at a home near County Road A in the Town of Scott.

Deputies located the victim, a 60 year old Spooner man, at another residence in the Town of Scott.

The victim was taken to a local hospital by North Memorial Ambulance before being transferred to a hospital in Duluth. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

56-year-old Angus R. Semple of Spooner, was taken into custody in connection with the incident and is being held in the Burnett County Jail. No other suspects are being sought at this time, and criminal charges are pending.

The Siren Police Department, Webster Police Department, and St. Croix Tribal Police assisted deputies in responding to this incident. Investigation continues by the Burnett County Sheriff’s Office; and no further details are released at this time

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