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Cloquet Police Department
Sunday July 3rd, 2022 :: 08:18 p.m. CDT


Sounds of shots call ends in arrest of a juvenile

Press Release
On July 2, 2022, at approximately 11:15 P.M., a Cloquet Police officer was flagged down in the vicinity of Cloquet Avenue and 15th Street by occupants in a vehicle. The occupants reported that someone had shot at them. The officer observed that the car had damage consistent with gunfire.
It was determined that minutes before, two juvenile males had flagged down an uninvolved adult female in her vehicle on Pinehurst Park Drive near Pinehurst Park. They told the driver someone was shooting at them. After entering the car, the car was hit with bullets. Fortunately, no one was struck by the gunfire.
Staff from the Cloquet Police Department worked around the clock investigating this incident. A scene was located and processed within Pinehurst Park. Police determined that the perpetrator had fired more than ten handgun rounds.
Today, detectives and patrol officers identified a juvenile male suspect and took him into custody.
A firearm was recovered.
The juvenile in this incident was lodged at Arrowhead Juvenile Center (AJC) for 2nd-degree Attempted Homicide.
The Cloquet Police Department was assisted by the Carlton County Sheriff's Office and the Fond du Lac Police Department in this incident.
This is an open and ongoing investigation; at this time, CPD will release no further information.
Address: 507 Pinehurst Park Drive, Cloquet, MN. 55720

Cloquet Police Department
101 14th St
Cloquet, MN 55720

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 218-879-1247

Derek Randall
Chief of Police
[email protected]

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