A Fertile man is behind bars awaiting charges after a shooting Monday afternoon in Oklee.
The Red Lake County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded to the scene around 4:30 p.m. on report of a shooting outside a home on Elm St.
The victim, Cody Landrus, was ultimately airlifted to a Fargo hospital and remains in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the head.
The 27-year-old suspect was transported to a Thief River Falls hospital for a head injury and later released to law enforcement.
The suspect is facing an assault with a dangerous weapon charge.
Landrus and the shooter were acquaintances. The case remains under investigation.