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18-year-old arrested in Wednesday evening assault, shotgun incident in Willmar

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Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

WILLMAR -- An 18-year-old Willmar teen has been arrested on charges of second- and fifth-degree assault in connection to a Wednesday evening assault that included firing a shotgun at another man.

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According to a news release from Willmar Police Chief David Wyffels, Daniel Garza Jr. was arrested after a search warrant was conducted at the Regency Estates East where the incident happened.

Officers were called around 6:20 p.m. regarding the assault that happened around 4:25 p.m. at a trailer along the 1400 block of Lakeland Drive Northeast.

The assault included a physical fight and the firing of a shotgun in the direction of the victim. The man suffered minor injuries.

The Willmar Police were assisted by the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's office and the Willmar Ambulance Service.

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