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Two arrested in connection with Erskine shooting

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Two teens have been arrested in connection with a Fourth of July shooting in Erskine, Minn., and the shooting victim could face theft charges.


According to Polk County Sheriff's Office, Octavio Benavidez Jr., 18, of Crookston, was shot early Monday in the stomach. He was taken to Essentia Health in Fosston, Minn., before being airlifted to Essentia Health in Fargo.

A hospital spokeswoman said he was treated and released Monday.

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