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Man found bleeding from gunshots south of Granite Falls

GRANITE FALLS — A man was listed in critical condition Friday at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis after being found bleeding from apparent gunshot wounds early Friday morning south of Granite Falls.

According to a news release from the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s Office, a caller reported at 12:41 a.m. Friday that a man was lying on Highway 23 covered in blood at the intersection with 260th Avenue south of Granite Falls. The release did not include information about the man’s age or city of residence.

Deputies found that the man appeared to be bleeding from gunshot wounds. He was transported to Granite Falls Hospital and then flown to HCMC.

The case is under investigation.

Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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