2 in custody for shooting in downtown Duluth

Published 10:12 am Monday, January 23, 2017

DULUTH — Two men have been arrested following a shooting in downtown Duluth.

The shooting happened Saturday night near the Lake Superior Bottle Shop. WDIO-TV says a 28-year-old man was shot in the stomach and taken to the hospital. There was a lockdown of the emergency room at St. Mary’s Hospital about the same time, but police aren’t saying if the two incidents are related.

Officers stopped a vehicle leaving the scene of the shooting and arrested two men, ages 24 and 25. They were taken to the St. Louis County Jail. Investigators say the victim and suspects know each other.

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