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.