A shooting occurred in St. James last night which left one unidentified female victim deceased and one unidentified victim in critical condition as of this morning.

A shooting occurred in St. James last night which left one unidentified female victim deceased and one unidentified victim in critical condition as of this morning. 

The following press release was sent out by the St. James Police Department this morning. 

The St. James Police Department is currently investigating a shooting that occurred on the 1100 Block of 1st Avenue South on 6-16-18 at 5:41 pm. At this time there is one deceased female who’s name is being withheld pending notification of family. Another female victim was airlifted to St. Mary’s in Rochester and is currently listed in critical condition. There is no threat to the general public.

Agencies also assisting with the investigation are MN BCA and the Watonwan County Sheriffs Office.

Further information will be released at a later time.

Currently the block where the shooting occurred is still closed and the officer on scene confirmed that the scene is still under investigation. 

The Plaindealer will provide updates as they become available online and in the print edition of the Plaindealer.