Woman fatally shot in Northfield

Published 9:46 am Monday, August 15, 2016

NORTHFIELD, Minn. — Police in a southeastern Minnesota city say a woman in her 60s was fatally shot by another woman who was arrested and later released.

Investigators say both women apparently lived at the Northfield home where the shooting took place Sunday. But, their relationship is unclear.

The woman who was arrested and released in in her 70s. Police have not identified the women.

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The victim was treated by paramedics but died at the scene.

Rice and Dakota county sheriff’s officials are assisting with the investigation.