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Man shot today in rural Beltrami County

SHOOKS, Minn. - A 27-year-old man was shot Tuesday in Shooks Township in Beltrami County.

According to a press release from the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office:

The Sheriff's Office responded to a residence and found the man, who has not been identified, suffering from a gun-shot wound.

The victim was alive, but unconscious. He was taken by Blackduck Ambulance to a landing site, from where North Memorial Air Care took him to a Minneapolis hospital.

An investigation is ongoing between the Sheriff's Office and Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.

Also responding to the scene was Kelliher Fire-Rescue.