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Names released in Renville County shooting that left one dead

FRANKLIN -- The names of two individuals involved in a shooting incident Friday in Renville County that left one dead and one seriously injured were released this morning.

FRANKLIN -- The names of two individuals involved in a shooting incident Friday in Renville County that left one dead and one seriously injured were released this morning.

According to a press release, Elizabeth M. Gregg, 45, of Morgan was dead at the scene. The cause of her death has not yet been released.

Dwayne, A. Case, 29, of Morgan, was injured in what authorities said was self-inflicted gunshot wounds.

The situation was discovered around 8:15 a.m. Friday at a rural location about a mile southwest of Franklin when the sheriff's office received a 911 call reporting a person with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

When they arrived at the scene in Birch Cooley Township deputies found Case, who was still alive, inside a tent in a makeshift camp site.

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While providing medical treatment to him, officers found the body of Gregg, that was also inside the tent. She was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Her body was taken to Midwest Medical Examiner's Office in Ramsey where an autopsy will be completed to determine the cause and manner of death.

Case was flown by North Air Care to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale where he is listed in critical condition, according to a news release from Renville County Sheriff Scott Hable. The case is under investigation by the Renville County Sheriff's Office and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.

Agencies assisting at the scene included Lower Sioux Police Department, Franklin Ambulance and Fire Department, North Ambulance-Redwood Falls, Fairfax Fire Department, North Air Care, State Patrol and BCA Crime Scene Team.

 

Related Topics: RENVILLE COUNTY
Carolyn Lange is a features writer at the West Central Tribune. She can be reached at clange@wctrib.com or 320-894-9750
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