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Duluth Police Respond to Shots Fired in Lincoln Park Saturday Morning

Authorities say they received reports of shots fired in the area of the 500 Block of 27th Ave W at 7:30 Saturday morning.  

DULUTH, Minn.- According to the Duluth Police Department, officers responded to shots fired in the Lincoln Park Neighborhood Saturday — the 30th shooting incident this year, and 20th since July. Authorities say they received reports of shots fired in the area of the 500 Block of 27th Ave W at 7:30 Saturday morning. Upon arrival officers located evidence consistent with…

Chief Tusken Responds to Duluth Police Officer’s Viral Facebook Post About Downtown Shooting Incident

In the post the Sergeant recounts the events, and his own thoughts, surrounding a call he responded to Wednesday, where he "almost shot an 'unarmed black man,'."

DULUTH, Minn.- A Duluth Police officer’s recent Facebook post has gone viral, along with Duluth Police Chief Mike Tusken’s subsequent response after sharing the post, regarding a call Police responded to Wednesday. Both are included below, and can be found on FOX 21’s Facebook Page.  The officer originally wrote on the Duluth Police Local 807 Facebook Page Thursday, signing as…

Duluth Police Investigate Two Weekend Shootings

Police Chief Mike Tusken: "...we have guns in the hands of people who shouldn’t have them..."

  DULUTH, Minn.- Duluth Police are searching for suspects in two shootings hours apart Saturday night, including one downtown that sent a person to the hospital — and according to Chief Mike Tusken, guns owned by people who shouldn’t are to blame. The first shooting happened downtown in the 100 block of E. # 3 alley around 7 p.m. where…

1 Dead, 11 Wounded in Weekend Minneapolis Shooting

A nearby restaurant manager said the shooting broke out shortly after midnight on Saturday and included “a lot of shots” and what appeared to be groups of people shooting at each other.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Police say one man is dead and 11 people are wounded following a shooting in a trendy nightlife area in Minneapolis. A nearby restaurant manager said the shooting broke out shortly after midnight on Saturday and included “a lot of shots” and what appeared to be groups of people shooting at each other. He described people fleeing…

Police: Harbor Highlands Drive Shooting Not a Random Incident

The Shooting Occured on Monday, December 23, 2019 on the 100 Block of East Harbor Highlands Drive in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – Duluth Police believe a shooting that occurred Monday on the 100 Block of East Harbor Highlands Drive was not a random incident. Authorities say no one is at large, therefore there is no active threat to the public. When police arrived Monday at 2:49 p.m., they discovered a shooting had occurred outside a residence and located two…

Shooting For A Big Buck

ACTIVE ADVENTURES: Firearms Deer Hunting Season is Underway

NORTHLAND — Minnesota Firearms Deer Hunting season ends on Sunday the 24th, as Wisconsin’s Rifle Season kicks off on Saturday the 23rd and runs until December 1st. Hunters gather from all over and head into the woods to lock and load. But it’s not all about the big buck, it’s also about winding down in the woods and making memories…

Community Holds Healing Walk for Man Shot in Fond Du Lac

Walk held for 45-year-old Broderick Robinson, who was shot in Cloquet.

CLOQUET, Minn.- Community members of the Fond Du Lac Reservation participated in a healing walk after Friday’s shooting in Cloquet. The walk started at the Fond Du Lac Ojibwe High School and continued for half a mile down the road. It was held after 45-year-old Broderick Robinson was shot at a Head Start Facility gym where a funeral was taking…

Teen injured in West Duluth Shooting

17-year-old tranported to hospital with non-life threatening injury.

  DULUTH, Minn.- On Friday in reference to a shooting, Duluth Police responded to the area of 67th Avenue West and Sherburne Street. According to authorities it was reported a 17-year-old suffered a gunshot wound to the leg, who was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The injury is non-life threatening. Police believe there is no risk to the…

Teen Suspect in April Shooting Found Dead in Lincoln Park

The Shooting Happened Around 2:47 a.m. Monday, May 27

DULUTH, Minn.- A 16-year-old boy charged in an April shooting incident was found dead early Monday morning in Duluth’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. Duluth police discovered Ausineese Aubin Dufault dead from a gunshot wound inside a home while responding to a report of a gunshot in the 2100 block of West Third Street around 2:47 a.m. At last report from police…

Person of Interest Still Wanted in Early April Downtown Duluth Shooting

Duluth police say they are continuing to search for a person of interest in a shooting in downtown Duluth earlier this month, that left a man with a gunshot wound to the face.

DULUTH, Minn.-Duluth police say they are continuing to search for a person of interest in a shooting in downtown Duluth earlier this month, that left a man with a gunshot wound to the face. A suspect ran from the scene at about 11 p.m. April 2 in the area of Second Avenue West and Superior Street. Authorities tell us the…

Duluth Gun Violence Vigil to Raise Awareness Today

A Vigil for the Lives Lost to Gun Violence in the United States is Happening Thursday, December 13 at Noon at the First Luteran Church in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – The 6th Annual December vigil to remember victims of gun violence is happening Thursday, December 13 at noon. The event is taking place at First Lutheran Church in Duluth (1100 East Superior Street). Organizers say this vigil is an important part in raising awareness in the Northland when it comes to gun violence and safety. The annual…

Officer and Suspect Named in Virginia Shooting

VIRGINIA, Minn.- The Virginia Police Department officer who fired his weapon during a fatal officer-involved shooting incident on Tuesday evening has been identified. Officer Nick Grivna has been with the Virginia Police Department for nearly five years. Officer Grivna is on standard administrative leave.   Courtesy: Mark Sauer/Mesabi Daily News In addition, the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the…

One Dead After Friday Night Shooting in Duluth

Officials Say the Shooting Happened on the 100 Block of West First Street

DULUTH, Minn. – Duluth Police are investigating a fatal shooting after responding to a call at 12:55 Friday night on the 100 block of West 1st Street. When police arrived, they found a 31-year-old male with a gunshot wound. According to officials, the male was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. Authorities say the shooting does…

Charges Dropped In Superior Fatal Shooting

Jamar Smith Remains Behind Bars Charged with Unrelated Crimes

SUPERIOR, Wis. – Charges have been dropped against the man arrested in connection to a fatal shooting that happened in Superior in January of 2017. The shooting happened New Year’s Day behind Third Base Bar on Tower Avenue. Jamar Smith, 26, was arrested in connection to the crime, those charges are now dropped. Smith remains behind bars charged with unrelated…

Minneapolis Pizza Delivery man Recovering After Being Shot

Police are Still Looking for Suspects

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A pizza delivery man is recovering after being shot during a suspected robbery. WCCO-TV reports that the man was found slumped on the sidewalk about 8 p.m. Thursday with a gunshot wound to the head area. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that police say the man suffered a grazing bullet wound. A spokeswoman for Hennepin County Medical…

Madison Father Killed Adult son, Himself

This is Madison's First Homicide in 2018.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Authorities say a Madison man killed his adult son before taking his own life. The Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the father and son as 58-year-old Timothy Thorland and 33-year-old Andrew Thorland. Police say the shooting took place in a bedroom at their Madison home Sunday about 6 a.m. Madison Police Chief Mike Koval says…

Father Shot on Minnesota Sidewalk had Fled From Iraq

Al Naddf had fled Iraq to escape violence.

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — A man who was fatally shot on a sidewalk in Rochester, Minnesota, fled Iraq several years ago to escape violence. Ahmed Muafaq Abdulhu Al Naddf, 40, immigrated to the U.S. in 2014 with his wife and their two children. Al Naddf died after being shot in the chest Monday night. Police have arrested 25-year-old Eric Tyler…

School Shooting Suspect Indicted on 17 Counts of Murder

Could mean a death sentence if Cruz is convicted.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz was formally charged Wednesday with 17 counts of first-degree murder, which could mean a death sentence if he is convicted. The indictment returned by a grand jury in Fort Lauderdale also charges the 19-year-old with 17 counts of attempted murder for the Valentine’s Day massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas…

The Latest: Central Michigan University Shooting

College student arraigned in parents’ slaying

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) – A 19-year-old student accused of killing his parents inside a Central Michigan University dorm room has been arraigned. James Eric Davis Jr. is hospitalized but appeared in court via video for Tuesday’s hearing. He was arrested early Saturday following a manhunt. Davis is charged with murder in the Friday slayings of James and Diva Davis….

Walmart, Dick’s expand corporate rift with gun lobby

Walmart follows Dick's in saying it will no longer sell firearms and ammunition to people younger than 21.

(Photo by Scott Dalton/Invision for DICK’S Sporting Goods/AP Images)NEW YORK (AP) — The rift between major U.S. companies and the gun lobby is growing.. Retail heavyweights Walmart and Dick’s Sporting Goods have taken steps to restrict gun sales. That follows moves by several other major corporations, including MetLife, Hertz and Delta Air Lines, that have cut ties with National Rifle…

Twin Cities Students Walk Out of School in Support of Gun Control

Walkouts Happening in Response to Florida High School Shooting

FROM FOX 9 FROM FOX 9, our sister station in Minneapolis MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.-High school students in Minneapolis are walking out today to protest gun violence following the recent high school shooting in Florida. Since the shooting that left 17 people dead at a high school in Parkland, Fla., students across the nation have been staging protests demanding lawmakers pass gun…

Minnesota Legislature Considering Five Bills Related to Guns

Legislators Responding to Recent School Shooting in Florida

ST. PAUL, Minn.-The deadly school shooting in Florida has revived discussion over gun control and highlighted Minnesota’s pending bills on the issue. The Pioneer Press reports that there are at least five bills currently on file this session relating to firearms or the Second Amendment. A “stand your ground” bill would allow lethal force to be used to stop felonies,…

Two killed in shooting at high school

BENTON, Ky. (AP)  – Gov. Matt Bevin says two people have been killed and 19 injured in a shooting at a high school in southwest Kentucky. Of the 19 injured, Bevin says 14 of those were gunshot wounds. Bevin also said the suspect in the Tuesday morning shooting at Marshall County High School is a 15-year-old male student who will…

Man injured in New Year’s shooting at bar in Racine

RACINE, Wis. (AP) – Authorities are investigating a New Year’s shooting at a bar in Racine. Police responded to Curmudgeon’s bar shortly before 2 a.m. Monday. Bar employee Jeff Dandeneau told WITI-TV that bar patrons were celebrating the new year when “everything broke loose.” The man who was shot was taken to a hospital and reported in stable condition. No…

Self-inflicted shooting prompts lockdown of emergency room

ROBBINSDALE, Minn. (AP) – A hospital emergency room in the Twin Cities area was put on a temporary lockdown over the weekend after a self-inflicted shooting in a restroom. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that the incident happened Saturday night at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale. Authorities did not immediately release details on the condition of the shooter, or…

Man Shot By Police Officer in Ashland

Suspect's Name and Condition Not Released

ASHLAND, Wis. – A man has been taken to the hospital Monday evening after being shot by a police officer in Ashland. According to Mayor Debra Lewis, two Ashland police officers responded to the 400 block of West Main Street at approximately 7:28 p.m. Shots were fired at about 7:36 p.m. The suspect was shot by an officer, according to…

UPDATE: More than 50 Dead After Gunfire Rings Out at Las Vegas Music Festival

Officials Say the Gunman Killed Himself

LAS VEGAS – LAS VEGAS (AP) — A gunman perched on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas casino unleashed a hail of bullets on an outdoor country music festival below, killing at least 50 people as tens of thousands of concertgoers screamed and ran for their lives, officials said Monday. It was the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S….

Man Shot Inside Duluth Home

No Arrests Have Been Made

A man is being treated at the hospital after being shot in Duluth Saturday evening at 11:53 p.m. Police say they responded to a report of a shooting in the 100 block of North 65th Avenue West. Investigators determined there was a party at the victim’s home, and shots were fired at the house. A 37-year-old man was struck inside…