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UPDATE: Wanted man in rural Mazeppa shooting in custody


The man wanted for his involvement in a late night shooting near Mazeppa, is now in police custody.

The Olmsted County Sheriff's Office said members of its force and the Southeast Minnesota Violent Crimes Enforcement Team have located and arrested Aaron Anderson.

Anderson was located near a residence 2400 block of 105th Street Northeast in Farmington Township. When Anderson spotted law enforcement he attempted to drive away through farm fields on an ATV. Law enforcement was able to track Anderson to the vicinity of Highway 63 North and 130th Street Northeast where he was taken into custody, peacefully, after being confronted by law enforcement.

Anderson will be transported to the Olmsted County Adult Detention Center on his active Olmsted County arrest warrants. Additional criminal charges are possible in Wabasha County for Tuesday night’s shooting incident.


(KTTC) - The Olmsted County Sheriff's office is asking for help in finding a man wanted in a late night shooting near Mazeppa.

Deputies are looking for 37-year-old Aaron Anderson.  Anderson allegedly fired a handgun at or near a person in rural Mazeppa around 10 p.m. Tuesday. According to the sheriff's office, Anderson made threatening statements to the victim and law enforcement before he fled the scene in a dark colored sedan with a loud exhaust.

Deputies believe that Anderson is in a dangerous state of mind. They say no one should approach him. If you see him, please call 911 and provide location and vehicle information to dispatch.

Anderson was already wanted on an arrest warrant out of Olmsted County that was issued on March 14th. He is wanted on a meth-related Second Degree Controlled Substance Crime charge and a Failure to Appear on a Motor Vehicle Theft charge.

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