Fatal Shooting Suspect Being Held In Stearns County

Friday, March 14th, 2014 at 11:40 am

A suspect is being held in the Stearns County Jail after a shooting that turned fatal in Sartell Thursday, according to reports.

Sartell police were called just before noon to report a man was brought to CentraCare Health Plaza in St. Cloud with a gunshot wound to the chest. The 20-year-old man was then taken to St. Cloud hospital where he later died, according to the St. Cloud Times.

Investigators determined that the shooting happened at the Sprint store located on the 1700 block of Pinecone Road. A perimeter was set up in front and behind the business. Several businesses next to the store were evacuated. Officers went into the building to clear it and found evidence of the shooting behind the Sprint store.

A suspect was later identified and arrested. The suspect’s name will not be released until charges are filed, according to Sartell police.

The name of the victim has not been released.

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