Sheriff: 4 shot at large house party in southern Minnesota

Published 10:34 am Monday, June 13, 2016

WEBSTER TOWNSHIP — Authorities are searching for the suspect or suspects who shot four people at a large late-night house party in southern Minnesota.

The Star Tribune reports that law enforcement officers from multiple agencies responded to a report of shots fired shortly before 3 a.m. Saturday at a rural home in Rice County’s Webster Township where hundreds of young adults were attending a house party.

Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn said Sunday that Heather Nery of Rochester was airlifted to a hospital in critical condition with a gunshot wound to her chest. He said Anthony Shannon of Robbinsdale, Montez Brown of Minneapolis and Henry Brown of Brooklyn Park were also wounded in the shooting.

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The sheriff’s office said all four were in stable condition at a hospital.