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2 dead, 1 injured following Coon Rapids shooting

The fatalities have now been identified as 23-year-old Sherman Lashawn Antonio Frazier of Coon Rapids, and 21-year-old Elijah James Stangler of Anoka.
Credit: KARE 11

COON RAPIDS, Minn. — Police in Coon Rapids say they're investigating after two men were killed in a shooting Monday.

According to the Anoka County Sheriff's Office, squads responded to the area near the 9400 block of Springbrook Drive Northwest in Coon Rapids just before 5 p.m. Responding officers said they learned three men were involved in an argument inside an apartment building, and gunfire ensued.

Sheriff's officials said life-saving efforts were attempted on two of the men found by authorities to be in critical condition. Authorities say one of the men died at the scene, while the other man later succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.

They have been identified as 23-year-old Sherman Lashawn Antonio Frazier of Coon Rapids, and 21-year-old Elijah James Stangler of Anoka. 

The third man was transported to the hospital where he was treated for minor injuries, and then taken into custody. The Anoka County Sheriff's Office says that man has been released pending further investigation of the incident. 

This is a developing story. Check back with KARE 11 for updates as they become available.

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