Southern MN Shooting that Hurt 5 Likely Gang-Related

Updated: 11/13/2012 9:04 PM KSTP.com By: Scott Theisen

Authorities say a weekend shooting that injured five people outside a southern Minnesota events center likely was gang-related.
    
Mower County Sheriff Terese Amazi says several gangs were involved in Saturday night's shooting outside a former supper club near Austin.
    
Witnesses - including the five victims - have not cooperated with authorities. Amazi says witnesses are likely not cooperating because of fear of retaliation.
    
The shooting happened in the parking lot following a hip-hop concert. The sheriff says authorities have recovered one of the guns involved in the shooting.  But no arrests have been made.
    
The Austin Daily Herald reports a 17-year-old from Sioux Falls, S.D., who was reportedly shot in his right calf has been released from the hospital. The sheriff says everyone is expected to recover.

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