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

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

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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