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Man shot near Alexandria; stepson arrested

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Woodbury, 55125

Woodbury Minnesota 8420 City Centre Drive 55125

Douglas County sheriff deputies responded to a shooting at a residence southeast of Alexandria at about 8:30 p.m. Monday night.

A 42-year-old man was reportedly shot twice in the back in the garage of his home at 2066 County Road 86 in Hudson Township.

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Details are sketchy but authorities say a 17-year-old suspect - the victim's stepson - was arrested at the scene and is being held at the Douglas County Jail awaiting charges.

The 17-year-old was the one who called 911 to report the shooting and turned himself in without incident, according to Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen.

The victim was transported to the Douglas County Hospital and later flown to the Hennepin County Medical Center North Air Care. He is listed in serious condition as of Tuesday morning.

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