UPDATE (September 14, 2021) -- In September 2021, a Stearns County Jury found Carl Salters Jr. NOT GUILTY of the charges described below. Read the details here.

 

ST. CLOUD -- A man faces a felony weapons charge after he allegedly fired several gunshots in downtown St. Cloud earlier this month.

Thirty-two-year-old Carl Salters Jr. is accused of firing the shots at two men he had an argument with inside the Red Carpet bar.

A St. Cloud Police officer was patrolling downtown St. Cloud around 1:30 a.m. on March 1st when he heard gunshots near the Centre Square parking ramp.

Responding officers found six spent shell casings from a 9-millimeter gun and a bullet hole in a nearby car which was unoccupied. Through surveillance video and interviews with witnesses, police believed Salters was the triggerman.

It does not appear anyone was hurt.

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