Aug 9, 2021 | By: Nick Ursini

Teenager Arrested After Multiple Gunshots Fired in Bemidji

The Bemidji Police Department arrested a 17-year old female in connection to a shooting outside an apartment complex in Bemidji on Saturday night.

According to the Bemidji Police Department, the call was received around 7:20 PM for a report of multiple gunshots fired outside 2800 Ridgeway Ave NW. Upon arrival, officers spoke with a 47-year old male who had been exiting the building and was shot at.

According to the release, witnesses described and identified a juvenile male suspect as the shooter who was seen leaving in a white Chevrolet sedan, traveling south on Ridgeway Ave.

Multiple witnesses outside the building took cover and none were injured.

Officers and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Deputies located the white Chevrolet sedan a short time later and detained the juvenile female driver. Officers began to speak with witnesses and the driver of the car, which led to the identification of two 17-year old male suspects.

Bemidji Police Detectives continue to investigate. Anyone with information about this case should contact Bemidji Police Detectives at 218-333-9111.

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