Man shot and killed on Fond du Lac reservation

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Authorities say a 65-year-old man was fatally on the Fond du Lac Reservation in northern Minnesota.

According to reports, officers from the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office and the Fond du Lac Police Department were called to the scene on Brevator Road about 5 a.m. Saturday.

Authorities say the victim, James Arthur Couture, was shot and killed at the home of a 42-year-old man, who was arrested and charged with second-degree murder.

He is being being held without bail.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, the Fond du Lac Police Department and the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office are continuing to investigate.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. The Associated Press contributed to this report. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

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