Gunshots fired, man arrested on attempted murder allegation in AL

Published 6:27am Monday, April 29, 2013

ALBERT LEA — Albert Lea police arrested a 41-year-old Texas man Sunday for attempted murder after an alleged fight at a home on Valley Avenue.

The man faces charges of second-degree assault, reckless discharge of a firearm and attempted second-degree murder after police received a report of gunshots fired in the area of High Street and Valley Avenue.

No one was injured.

A second person was also taken into custody but was later released, according to a news release.

The man and his brother were reportedly in town for a family event when they got into an fight, the release states. The fight escalated while they were outside the home, resulting in a shot being fired from a handgun.

Police recovered two handguns at the scene.

The Albert Lea Police Department was assisted by the Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office, Gold Cross ambulance and the Albert Lea Fire Department.

Look to the Herald for more information as it becomes available.


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