Here's a WJON FlashBriefing for November 27, 2017.



SHOOTING ARREST -- Police have arrested three people in a car that fled from where gunshots were heard. One of them -- 19-year-old Rauch Chuol of St. Cloud -- arrested in connection with a shooting on Thanksgiving that sent a 19-year-old to the hospital with a gunshot wound.


9TH AVENUE NORTH SHOOTING -- Police are still searching for the shooter and three other men who went to a 50-year-old man's home in the 400 block of 9th Avenue North in St. Cloud and shot him in the back.


THANKSGIVING ATTACK -- Significant facial wounds for a 21-year-old man, attacked in Waite Park early Thanksgiving morning. Jumped and assaulted from behind by two men.


ARSON -- Police have arrested a 15-year-old boy, accused of setting a garage fire at the Wyndemere Apartments on West St. Germain Saturday night. No one was hurt, but three garages sustained $130,000 damage.

CHASE SENTENCE -- A 44-year-old St. Cloud man who pleaded guilty to leading police on a high-speed chase in Princeton last winter sentenced to a year in prison. But Joseph Ever won't have to serve that time as long as he follows his probation.


BALLOON THEFTS -- Thieves stole over $10,000 in equipment from parked trailers for the Freedom Flight POW/MIA hot air balloon project. Stolen -- two inflator fans and a set of burners. Without that equipment, the balloons are grounded.

BICYCLIST HIT -- A Monticello High School student in her vehicle hit another student on his bike Monday morning. The biker, taken to North Memorial. NON life-threatening injuries.

CHRISTMAS TREES -- Despite national reports warning of a Christmas tree shortage, local farmers say Christmas trees are plentiful here. Shortages are happening in the Pacific Northwest where trees weren't replanted during the recession.


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