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Cass County Sheriff's Office makes arrest in death investigation

On July 1 officials made an arrest in a shooting death from July 2021.
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CASS LAKE, Minn. — A man was arrested on July 1 related to the shooting death of a Cass Lake man that happened in July 2021. 

In a press release, Sheriff Tom Burch said that in a joint effort from the Cass County Sheriff and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, a 46-year-old man was arrested in relation to the July 5 2021 shooting death of 34-year-old Diego Gasca. 

Formal charges are still pending. 

The drive-by shooting that killed Gasca was reported at 2:45 a.m. on July 5, 2021. 

When police got to the area, they learned that a 34-year-old man, later revealed to be Gasca had been struck by gunfire when he was at a house party. 

He was taken by ambulance to the Cass Lake Indian Services Hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

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