Search for Cass County Intruder Continues

Homeowner fires a gun at an intruder who is still at large Homeowner fires a gun at an intruder who is still at large | 

Darren Danielson
September 19, 2017 12:11 PM

A homeowner in northern Minnesota fired his gun at a would-be burglar who fled on foot and is still at large.

Advertisement – Content Continues Below

The Cass County Sheriff's office received a call just after 11 o'clock Saturday night of an intruder at a home in rural Backus MN. Deputies found that the intruder made entry into the residence and the homeowner fired a firearm at the intruder who then left the residence. It is unknown if the intruder was injured and it is believed he left on foot. Deputies searched the area and were unable to locate the intruder.

The intruder is described as a large Caucasian male, approximately 6 foot 5 inches tall who was wearing all black clothing.

The Sheriff's Office requests that anyone with information regarding the incident or any suspicious activity, please contact the Cass County Sheriff's Office at 218-547-1424 or 800-450-2677.

The incident remains under investigation.


Darren Danielson

Copyright 2017 WDIO-TV LLC, a Hubbard Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved

Relay Media Amp

Governor Says Minnesota Will Offer Modest Bid to Amazon

Man Charged in Connection with Stolen Fishing Lures

Man Killed in Beltrami Co. House Moving Accident

Bill Would Bar UW Employees from Working at Planned Parenthood

New Wetland Basin Will Help Clean Stormwater Before Entering Lake Superior

Korean Delegation Learns about Duluth Model