[UPDATE] Police arrest man in connection with shooting

Photo courtesy of Stearns County Jail
Photo courtesy of Stearns County Jail

Police arrested Nathaniel Leon Smith, 18, last night at 216 Riverside ave. S. in Sartell in connection with the shooting of a 21-year-old St. Cloud man, who has been identified as Antoine Dajuan Fair, according to the St. Cloud Police Department. Authorities reported Smith admitted he shot Fair, who suffered gunshot wounds to his head and neck. Fair is being treated at St. Cloud Hospital.

According to a press release from the St. Cloud Police Department, Smith could face charges of first degree assault and second degree attempted murder.

The case is still under investigation, being supervised by the St. Cloud Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Unit, and members of the CM Violent Offender Task Force and Patrol Unit.

The police encourage anybody who has information about this incident to call the St. Cloud Police Department at (320) 251-1200, the Tri-County Crime Stoppers at (320) 255-1301 or visit them at www.tricountycrimestoppers.com.

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