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Assault in southern Minnesota leaves 1 dead, 1 hospitalized

Identities of the victims have not been released.

One person is in custody in connection to an assault that left one person dead and another injured in southern Minnesota Tuesday morning. 

According to Austin Police Department, the assault happened on the 800 block of 3rd Ave. NW, with two victims transported to Mayo Clinic Health System Austin for treatment. One of the victims died later Tuesday while the condition of the other victim has not been released. 

A 27-year-old from Austin was arrested and is currently being held at the Mower County Jail with charges being considered by the Mower County Attorney's Office. 

No further information has been released. 

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