The Cass County Sheriff's Department reported a 21-year-old Cass Lake man was arrested and is being held in the Cass County Jail pending formal charges. The shooting took place in the area of Fox Creek.
The victim, Ryan Barrett, suffered a small-caliber gunshot wound to his upper torso, the sheriff's department reported, and was transported to MeritCare Hospital in Fargo, N.D.
A MeritCare Hospital spokesman confirmed Barrett as a patient, but said Barrett's parents wouldn't allow his condition information to be released.
Along with the sheriff's department, officers from the Cass Lake Police Department, Leech Lake Reservation Tribal Police Department, Pike Bay Police Department and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension responded to the shooting.
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