Red Wing, MN (KROC AM News) - The Red Wing Police Department has made an arrest in connection with a shooting that occurred during the noon hour about a block away from an elementary school.

A statement issued by the department indicates officers responding to reports of gunfire at 408 West Avenue found a man with a gunshot wound to his chest. The victim was treated at the scene before he was transported to the Mayo Clinic Health Systems Hospital in Red Wing. Reports indicate the victim was conscious when he was transported.

The shooting was reported around 12:15 p.m. and an arrest was reported about 2 hours later.

The nearby St. John’s Lutheran School and Red Wing Public Schools were placed on lockdown for a period of time after the shooting occurred.

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