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Alleged Drive By Shooting Todd County

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According to the Todd County Sheriff’s Department, on October 30th at 7:04 pm Deputies responded to a report of an assault with firearm that occurred on County Road 21 just south of County Road 24, south of Staples. The victim was driving southbound on County 21 when he was struck by bullet from a firearm that was discharged from a passing vehicle. The suspect vehicle continued north on County Road 21 and possibly turned west onto State Hwy 210. The victim was unable to provide any details of the suspect vehicle due to it being dark out. Deputies processed the scene and collected evidence related to the investigation.
The victim was treated and released from the Lakewood Hospital for injuries sustained in the incident. The incident remains under investigation and we ask that anyone that observed any suspicious vehicles or hearing gunshots in the area to contact the Sheriff’s Office.