Backus man, 63, shot to death
Cass County Sheriff's Tom Burch reported Tuesday afternoon that a 63-year-old Backus man was shot and killed in Ponto Township east of Backus earlier in the day.
Law enforcement officers responded to the call at 11:18 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, and found the victim deceased from an apparent gunshot wound. Officers took a 73-year-old male suspect into custody. The suspect is being held in the Cass County Jail pending formal charges.
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