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Pelican Rapids, MN (KROC AM News) -  Authorities in west-central Minnesota are investigating a shooting and as of Sunday night, were trying to locate the suspected shooter.

The Minnesota BCA has issued a statewide alert in hopes of finding the suspect.

He has been identified as 36-year-old Phoutthasa Prathane.

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The shooting he is connected to was reported around 2:15 pm Sunday in the city of Pelican Rapids.

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Prathane had fled before officers arrived. He was last seen driving a black 2011 Toyota Tundra with MN Plate 1092CD, with a wrap-around brush guard on the front of the vehicle.

Police say “The suspect is believed to be armed and dangerous” and should not be approached.

No information about the shooting has been released.

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