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Police searching for suspect after fatal shooting in Hibbing

December 26, 2018

HIBBING, Minn. (AP) — Police are searching for a suspect after a fatal shooting in Hibbing.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says officers responded to 911 calls reporting the shooting shortly after 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Police found two people were shot, one fatally.

A male victim was taken to Fairview Range Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. The other victim’s injuries were not life-threatening. He was treated and released.

Investigators have identified a 29-year-old man as the suspect. Authorities say he fled in another vehicle with another man and may have traveled to St. Paul, where the suspect has relatives.

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