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Suspect arrested in connection with Sunday gas station shooting

The man was arrested in Hennepin County and is awaiting formal charges. One person sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the shooting.

Two police officers stand outside a store.
Two Duluth police officers stand outside the Speedway convenience store at Fourth Street and Sixth Avenue East following a shooting Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022.
Steve Kuchera / Duluth News Tribune
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DULUTH — A 31-year-old man has been arrested in relation to the Sept. 11 shooting at a Duluth gas station that left one person with non-life-threatening injuries. The Duluth Police Department said the man was arrested in Bloomington, Minnesota.

The man, who has not been formally charged yet, is booked in Hennepin County Jail. He faces pending charges of second-degree assault and reckless discharge of a firearm from the St. Louis County Attorney’s Office. The News Tribune generally does not identify suspects until they have been charged with a crime.

The shooting occurred Sunday at the Speedway gas station near the intersection of Fourth Street and Sixth Avenue East.

On Monday morning, police said they located a 2006-2008 silver Chevrolet Impala with Minnesota license plates and a dent on the passenger side in connection with the shooting. It was located on the 200 block of North 16th Avenue East.

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