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Person of interest sought in Granite Falls, Minn., homicide

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ST. PAUL —  Police are looking for a person of interest in an apparent homicide that occurred this morning in Granite Falls.

Granite Falls police responded to a 911 call in the 1100 block of Prentice Street at approximately 3:30 a.m. Monday Officers discovered a 28-year-old female dead of apparent gunshot wounds, and a critically injured 28-year-old male.

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The male victim was transported to Granite Falls Hospital by ambulance and later transported by air to Hennepin County Medical Center.

During the preliminary investigation, Andrew Joseph Dikken, 28, of Granite Falls, was identified as a person of interest. Dikken is believed to be driving a 1996 brown GMC Sierra "club cab" pickup with a topper and Minnesota license number 032-GGL.

Law enforcement is currently looking for Dikken. Anyone knowing his whereabouts is asked to contact the Granite Falls Police Department, the Yellow Medicine Sheriff’s Office, or 911. Dikken should not be approached as he may be armed and dangerous.

The BCA, Granite Falls Police, and Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s Office continue to investigate.

Please check back at www.wctrib.com for more details.

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Dan Burdett
Dan Burdett is the community content coordinator at the West Central Tribune. He has 13 years experience in print media, to include four years enlisted service in the United States Air Force. He has been an employee of Forum Communications since 2005, joining the company after spending two years as the managing editor of the Redwood Gazette and Livewire in Redwood Falls. Prior to his current position, Dan was the presentation editor at the Tribune.
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