One Taken to Hospital After Motel 6 Shooting in Waite Park
WAITE PARK - One person is hurt and two were arrested after a shooting at the Motel 6 in Waite Park on Friday night.
The incident happened at about 6:00 p.m. at 815 1st Street South.
Officers responded to a call of gunshots and found multiple shell casings on the sidewalk. A victim from the incident with multiple gunshot wounds was taken to St. Cloud Hospital with what is believed to be non-life threatening injuries.
Witnesses told police that two suspects ran from the scene to the north. Officers found the suspects in the 100 block of 7th Avenue North. After a search, a handgun was also found. 18-year-old Jonathan Hanson and 20-year-old Deandre Jones were arrested for alleged first degree assault charges.
Additional charges of promotion of prostitution are also likely against other suspects at the scene. More information on this incident is expected to be released at a later time.
Anyone with information on this crime is urged to contact Waite Park Police at 320-251-3281 or the Tri County Crimestoppers at 800-255-1301, or by texting TRITIP to 274637.