Bemidji Police calls for alertness after apartment complex shooting

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Authorities are seeking too suspects, who Bemidji Police say are “dangerous and armed” after an apartment complex shooting in Northwest.

Police arrived to Pine Ridge Apartments on 30th Street Northwest just before 3:30 a.m. on September 22nd on multiple shots fired reports.

Authorities said another caller said he was shot and was driving himself to the Sanford Bemidji Hospital, several blocks away from the apartment complex.

The victim told police that three men surrounded his car when he pulled into the parking lot at Pine Ridge Apartments. Two men kneeled behind the car and the third began firing shots through the windshield. The victim says the gunman continued to shoot at his car as he drove away, according to Bemidji police.

Arriving officers located multiple broken glass and shell casings in the Pine Ridge Apartments parking lot. They also spotted a car riddled with bullet holes, broken windows, and a large amount of blood in the passenger seat. The victim was not able to give police a description of the suspects.

Official are yet to disclose the condition of the victims.

Authorities are urging all residents in the area of 30th Street Northwest to be cautious and stay aware of their surroundings.

Anyone with information on the incident can report it anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers of Minnesota at their website, by calling the toll free phone number 1-800-222-TIPS [8477]; or by using the P3 Tip Submit app installable on all smartphones. You may qualify for a reward of up to $1,000