1 man dead, 1 wounded in New Year’s shooting

Published 10:13 am Monday, January 2, 2017

SUPERIOR, Wis. — Superior police say one man is dead and another critically wounded in a New Year’s Day shooting.

Authorities say the shooting happened just after 7:30 a.m. Sunday behind a bar. Police responded to a report of gunshots in an alley behind the bar and found a man dead in the alley from an apparent gunshot wound.

Another man was found inside the bar with a gunshot wound to his chest. Police say that man was in critical condition when he was taken to a hospital in Duluth, Minnesota. The man’s condition was not available Sunday afternoon.

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Authorities are still investigating. Police say the shooting was not random, and that the suspect and victims had a connection.