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FOUND: Officials locate 18-year-old victim of shooting

The Saint Paul Police Department say they believe the teenager was the victim of a shooting that happened early Monday morning.
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ST PAUL, Minn. — Saint Paul Police Department (SPPD) announced Monday afternoon that the missing 18-year-old had been located and transported to the hospital with an apparent non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the leg.

SPPD said in a press release that law enforcement found the victim at the Wacouta Inn and Suites in Cottage Grove around 3:45 p.m. Monday.

Officials say they located and interviewed two other people allegedly related to the case.

Saint Paul police said the teen is believed to be the victim of a shooting that happened at about 4 a.m. Monday on the 1500 block of Fellows Lane. Officers responded to reported shots fired early Monday after a caller said they heard five to six gunshots outside of their home.

Officers found evidence of a shooting at the scene and Saint Paul police say officers determined that the 18-year-old was the victim who was shot at.

The St. Paul Police Department says there's no threat to the public at this time.

Editor's Note: This case remains under investigation and KARE 11 will update this story with more details as they become available.

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