Coon Rapids, MN (KROC-AM News)- Authorities are searching for the person suspected of shooting a teen at a YMCA in Minnesota

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A news release issued by the Coon Rapids Police Department says the shooting occurred shortly before 8 p.m. on Friday and the suspect, who was outside of the building, fired shots into the building where the gunshot victim was struck.

The shooting occurred at the Emma B. Howe YMCA in Coon Rapids.

The gunshot victim, described as a 16-year-old boy, is being treated at a hospital and is expected to survive his wounds, the news release says. 

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Police say the shooting does not appear to be random and that it stems from an ongoing conflict.

Coon Rapids Police Department photo
Coon Rapids Police Department photo

The news release says police are continuing to investigate and following up on relevant leads. 

Officials have not released a description of the suspect. They’re asking anyone with information relevant to the YMCA shooting to call 763-427-1212.

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