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Person shot while driving on County 21 south of Staples

On October 30, at 7:04 p.m., deputies responded to a report of an assault with a firearm that occurred on County Road 2, just south of County Road 24, south of Staples.

The victim was driving southbound on County Road 21 when he was struck by a 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 Highway 210. The victim was unable to provide any details of the suspect vehicle due to it being dark outside.

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 heard gunshots in the area to contact the Todd County Sheriff’s Office.



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