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MINNESOTA NEWS BRIEFS: One Dead, One Critical After New York Mills Shooting

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NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. -- One person is dead and another critically injured after a shooting last night (Wed) just outside of New York Mills in northwestern Minnesota.


A 21-year-old woman called 911 saying shots had been fired. Responding officers found two men with gunshot wounds and one, a 20-year-old, was dead. The sheriff’s office says a 23-year-old shot the other man and then turned the gun on himself. Names are being withheld.  

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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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