1 dead, 1 injured in shooting at Dollar Tree in Burnsville

- Police in Burnsville, Minnesota, were called to an active shooter situation at Dollar Tree near Aldrich Avenue around noon Monday.

One person was killed and another injured in a shooting at the Dollar Tree store in Burnsville, Minnesota Monday afternoon. The suspect is in custody. 

Burnsville police responded to a report of an active shooter at the store on the 14000 block of Aldrich Avenue at 12:15 p.m. Two victims with gunshot wounds were found inside the store. The shooter fled the scene. 

Both victims were transported to the hospital, where one later died. The condition of the second victim is unknown. The identities of the victims have not been released. 

Officers located and apprehended the suspect in their vehicle a short time later. The suspect is currently in custody. Police do not believe there is a threat to the public. 

“We are cooperating with local authorities in Burnsville, and are assisting them in every way we can as they conduct their investigation," Dollar Tree spokesperson Randy Guiler told Fox 9. "As this is an active investigation, I am unable to comment further at this time." 

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