Duluth police investigate report of shots fired

At approximately 7:30 a.m., Sunday February 12, Duluth Police responded to the 300 block of W 4th St for the report of sounds of shots fired. Upon arriving to the scene, the officers learned the caller’s boyfriend, a 23-year-old Duluth resident, returned home in a manic state.

The 23-year-old, said he was being followed and that people were tying to kill him. He was armed and fired rounds inside of the apartment. The caller, a 20-year-old female, and two juveniles, ages 11 and 7, took refuge in the bathroom. They spoke with officers on scene via phone.

Duluth police officers attempted to negotiate with the 23-year-old man, who eventually exited the rear of the residence. He still had a firearm and was immediately detained, before being transported to a local hospital for an evaluation. He will be charged with Reckless Discharge of a Firearm and Felony Obstructing Legal Process. There were no injuries reported, and the investigation is still active and ongoing.