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Double shooting reported in Naytahwaush Tuesday

Two shooting victims are in stable condition following a late evening incident on Tuesday, May 30 in the village of Naytahwaush.

Mahnomen County sheriff's deputies responded to two 9-1-1 calls that came in at approximately 9:47 p.m. on Tuesday, and upon arrival at the scene they discovered two victims of apparent gunshot wounds. A 21-year-old male from Minneapolis and a 23-year-old female from Naytahwaush were both taken to the Mahnomen Health Center, where they were stabilized, then airlifted to Sanford Medical Center in Fargo for further treatment. They were listed in stable condition as of Wednesday morning, according to a report from the Mahnomen County Sheriff's Office.

A 22-year-old male from the Naytahwaush area is being detained in Mahnomen County as a person of interest, the report stated. More information will be released regarding the ongoing investigation as it becomes available.

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