Suspect Arrested in Blaine Walmart Parking Lot Shooting
BLAINE, Minn. (AP) -- Police have arrested a suspect in a shooting in a parking
lot outside a Walmart in Blaine that wounded a man.
Authorities say a man in his 30s was shot in the ear by someone he knew. The
shooting happened about 5 a.m. Monday.
Later Monday, detectives learned that the 29-year-old suspect had arrived at a
western Wisconsin hospital seeking medical treatment. He was eventually taken to
a local hospital where he was arrested.
Police still don't know a motive for the shooting. The victim has been released
from the hospital.
Police have referred the case to the Anoka County prosecutor's office for
review of possible charges.