Perham Man Arrested, One Hospitalized in Accidental Shooting

Police say they believe the shooting was an accidental discharge

One man was arrested and another man was flown to a Fargo hospital after what Perham police believe was an accidental shooting.

It happened Saturday afternoon at a house which contains several apartments on 2nd Street Southwest.

Police tell us Melvin Spooner’s gun went off in his upstairs apartment, striking a person in a downstairs apartment.

The name and condition of the person shot hasn’t been released.

Spooner was charged with reckless discharge of a firearm.

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