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Murder still under active investigation a year later

by Karin L. Nauber

It has been a little over a year since the Todd County Sheriff’s Office received a call on September 12, 2021, at approximately 3:29 a.m., informing them of gunshots in the 500 block of 2nd Avenue Southeast in the city of Long Prairie.

One man was killed in the incident—Antonio Francis Rodriguez Fortes, age 33, of Perham.

According to the medical examiner’s report, Rodriguez Fortes died of homicide due to multiple gunshot wounds.

Two other individuals who were also shot during the incident have survived, according to Todd County Sheriff Steve Och. . .

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