A 40-year-old man is in custody after allegedly firing shots from a rifle during a domestic dispute Saturday evening in Proctor, according to the Proctor Police Department.

The police responded to a call about a man with a gun in a house on the 100 block of Fifth Street, and when officers arrived, they heard shots fired, according to a news release. The armed man fled on foot and was found near Midway Avenue and Brook Street, the release said. He was transported to St. Luke's hospital where he was held for medical evaluations.

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An AR-15 was recovered.

Tthe St. Louis County Sheriff's Office, Hermantown Police Department, Duluth Police Department, Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and Minnesota State Patrol assisted at the scene.