Suspect in shooting at MN funeral faces federal charges

Suspect in shooting at MN funeral faces federal charges Click to Enlarge

A convicted felon accused of shooting another man at a funeral on an Indian Reservation near Cloquet (MN) now faces federal charges.

The U-S Attorney’s Office says 28-year-old Shelby Boswell of Hugo (MN), is charged with possessing and discharging a firearm in a school zone, and felon in possession of a firearm.

Boswell was previously charged with first- and second-degree felony assault.

On Oct. 18th, authorities say Boswell fired a rifle on the grounds of Fond Du Lac Head Start, which is within 1,000 feet of the high school. During a funeral for Boswell’s grandmother, Boswell allegedly shot his sister’s boyfriend in the back of the head.

The shooting victim was released from a Duluth hospital later that day.


(Some from AP)

(Photo: AP/Carlton County Sheriff's Office)

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