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Cass Lake man shot in Thursday night incident

Cass County authorities responded to a report of a shooting in the Cass Lake area, where a man received gunshot wounds shortly after 7 p.m. on May 17, 2012. Officers from the Cass County Sheriff's Office and the Leech Lake Tribal Police responded to the incident. The victim was identified as Earl Jordan Norton III, age 19, of Cass Lake. Norton sustained 2 gunshot wounds to the back and was transported to Bemidji. His injuries were not life threatening. Sheriff Tom Burch reports the investigation is continuing.