Man being investigated for stealing a gun is injured
(Pillager, MN)--Authorities say a man being investigated for stealing a firearm was injured by a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The incident took place in Cass County late last week. Officials say they received a 911 call from a 46-year-old female at a residence in rural Pillager. A man whom she knew reportedly entered her residence and took a firearm without permission. Deputies responded to the address and located the suspect’s unoccupied pickup truck near a garage at the residence. Deputies observed the male suspect in the garage. A short time later, Deputies entered the garage and found the male party suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The male was taken to CentraCare Hospital in St. Cloud. The extent of the man’s injuries are currently not known.