Mankato Police Release New Details on Man Who Drove His Car Through a Crowd

None of the injuries appeared to be life-threatening

MANKATO, Minn. — We have new information in the case of a young man deliberately driving into a crowd in Mankato Sunday.

Police say a fight over drugs ended with 21-year-old Juan Lamas Jr. driving a Cadillac CTS sedan into the people in an apartment parking lot, injuring six.

None of the injuries appeared to be life-threatening.

A tire and rim fell off Lamas’ car as he fled, and he was stopped by a deputy who saw sparks coming from the car.

Charges are likely tomorrow and could include DWI, fleeing and criminal vehicular operation.

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