Woman arrested in connection with shooting of Cloquet manA Cloquet man was hospitalized and his wife arrested Sunday after an early morning shooting at a home on the city’s north side.
By: News Tribune staff, Duluth News Tribune
A Cloquet man was hospitalized and his wife arrested Sunday after an early morning shooting at a home on the city’s north side.
According to the Cloquet Police Department, officers responded to a residence in the 1200 block of Slate Street about 5:50 a.m. Sunday after a male caller reported that his wife had just shot him.
Upon arriving, officers were met by the 38-year-old husband, who had a gunshot wound to the chest, and his 36-year-old wife. Officers located a gun believed to be the one used in the shooting.
The man was transported first to Community Memorial Hospital in Cloquet, and then transferred to Essentia Health St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth. His condition was not available Sunday evening.
The woman was taken into custody without incident and is being held at the Carlton County Law Enforcement Center pending formal charges.
The names of the victim and suspect had not yet been released as of Sunday evening. The incident remains under investigation.