Man in custody following shooting
BURNETT COUNTY - A 56-year-old Spooner man is in custody facing probable criminal charges following a shooting at a residence on CTH A on Wednesday evening, June 19.
The victim of the shooting, a 60-year-old Spooner man, was taken to a Duluth hospital and his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
Following is a news release issued today (June 20) by the Burnett County Sheriff's Department:
On Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 10:45 p.m., the Burnett County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a person that had been shot at a home in the 28000 block of County Road A in the Town of Scott.
Deputies located the victim, a 60 year old Spooner man, at another residence in the Town of Scott.
The victim was taken to a local hospital by North Memorial Ambulance before being transferred to a hospital in Duluth, MN. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.
Angus R. Semple, 56 of Spooner, was taken into custody in connection with this incident and is being held in the Burnett County Jail. No other suspects are being sought at this time, and criminal charges are pending.
The Siren Police Department, Webster Police Department, and St. Croix Tribal Police assisted deputies in responding to this incident. Investigation continues by the Burnett County Sheriff’s Office; and no further details will be released at this time