BAXTER -- Road rage may be behind a shooting Tuesday morning in Baxter.
No one was hurt in the incident, but a single shot was fired at the Forestview Middle School construction site. The Baxter Police Department responded to a report of a shooting about 6 a.m.
"At this time it appears the incident stemmed from road rage," the Baxter Police Department reported, adding the shooting appeared to be a random act.
After traveling a similar route from south of Brainerd to the school construction site, the suspect -- a 43-year-old Brainerd man -- confronted the victim and fired a single shot from a handgun. The two people involved did not know each other, the Baxter Police Department reported.
The suspect then left the area. The victim notified law enforcement and provided a description of the shooter's vehicle.
At 6:06 a.m. Baxter officers located and stopped the suspect's vehicle on College Road in Baxter. The man was arrested at the scene and a handgun was recovered from the vehicle.
The Crow Wing County Sheriff's Department and Brainerd Police Department assisted the Baxter Police Department.
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