17-year-old Minn. girl shot; man in custody
BEMIDJI, Minn. — A 17-year-old girl was shot Monday night near Bemidji and a man was in custody.
The girl was transported to a Duluth hospital after she was stabilized in Bemidji, the sheriff’s office said.
A suspect, Chad Eric Pickering, 40, was arrested within minutes at his residence, two blocks from the victim’s home, the sheriff’s office said. He was booked into the Beltrami County Jail shortly after 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.
An investigation determined that Pickering had acted alone.