UPDATE: 1 man killed, another injured in Otter Tail Co. shooting


Two men in their 20s were shot, one fatally, in Otter Tail County Wednesday night.

The other man was critically injured. The Otter Tail Sheriff’s Office had initially – erroneously – released information that both men had died.

Deputies were called to County Highway 56 near New York Mills after 9 p.m. Wednesday, KFGO AM reports. A 21-year-old woman initially reported gunshots to authorities, the Perham Focus reports, citing a sheriff's office report.

The deputies arrived to find two men with gunshot wounds, including a 20-year-old man who died at the scene. An injured 23-year-old man was rushed to Tri-County Hospital in Wadena and then airlifted to a St. Cloud Hospital, where he was in critical condition and on life-support, the Duluth News Tribune reports.

Witnesses told investigators the 23-year-old shot the 20-year-old and then shot himself.

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