KLATT, Michael 01-11-2019

A shooting was reported at a gas station in Fairfax on Friday morning. The Renville County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call around 8 a.m. from the gas station/convenience store that an individual inside the office had been shot. Deputies learned that the suspect had been disarmed and that the victim had been shot in the hand and face. Responding officers immediately located and arrested the suspect who was a 60-year-old man from Fairfax. Deputies say the suspect was not an employee at the business. The 55-year-old victim was an employee and was treated at the scene and later flown to North Memorial Health in Robbinsdale, with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries. Officers and deputies remain at the scene and are continuing their investigation. The suspect is being held at the Renville County Jail.

 

Updated 3:43p.m.

A shooting was reported at a gas station in Fairfax on Friday morning. The Renville County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call around 8 a.m. from the gas station/convenience store that an individual inside the office had been shot. Deputies learned that the suspect had been disarmed and that the victim had been shot in the hand and face. Responding officers immediately located and arrested 60-year-old Michael Klatt from Fairfax. Deputies say the suspect was not an employee at the business. 55-year-old Kenneth Eckstein of Hector was an employee and was treated at the scene and later flown to North Memorial Health in Robbinsdale, where he underwent surgery and his condition is unknown. Klatt is being held at the Renville County Jail.

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