No arrest yet made in Becker County shooting

A Ponsford man was apparently shot in a June 3 incident in Becker County.

Sheriff Todd Glander said deputies responded to Pine Point and found the 44-year-old victim around 10 p.m.

The victim, identified as Brian Bloom, was transported to St. Mary’s in Detroit Lakes but was later airlifted to a Fargo hospital.

Bloom’s condition is currently unknown.

Sheriff Glander said the incident appears to be isolated and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to contact the Becker County Sheriff’s Office at (218)847-2661.

The White Earth Tribal Police Department, Carsonville Fire and Rescue, Detroit Lakes Police Department, Frazee Fire Department, Minnesota State Patrol, MN DNR Enforcement, North Memorial Ambulance and AirCare and St. Mary’s EMS assisted at the scene.


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