Mahnomen Man Charged With Attempted Murder

The Mahnomen County Sheriff's Office said Chase Gagnon shot a pistol 11 times in random directions.

MAHNOMEN, MN (KFGO) – A 22-year-old Mahnomen man arrested Sunday night in Mahnomen is charged with attempted murder.

The Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office said Chase Gagnon shot a pistol 11 times in random directions.

According to court documents, after further investigation and witness accounts, Gagnon intended to cause the death of others. Gagnon is charged with second-degree attempted murder, second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon and reckless discharge of a firearm within a municipality.

No one was hurt.

Gagnon was arrested by police without incident.  He later told police he had taken hallucinogenic mushrooms earlier that day. Police also found a bag of suspected marijuana on top of this car.

He is being held on $250,000 bail in the Clearwater County Jail.

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