14-year-old arrested in connection to fatal shooting in east St. Paul

Police investigate a fatal shooting Tuesday in St. Paul.

Police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead and a 14-year-old boy in custody Tuesday evening in St. Paul.

According to Sgt. Mike Ernster with St. Paul Police, at about 6 p.m., officers responded to a report of a man shot in a vehicle on the 1200 block of Hazelwood Street.

When they arrived officers found a man in a pickup truck, suffering from a gunshot wound to his head. He was declared dead at the scene.

Witnesses reported seeing a suspect flee from the scene on foot. Authorities then set up a perimeter in the area in an effort to contain the him. The suspect, a 14-year-old boy, was arrested.

Police are also investigating another shooting that left two people injured Tuesday. According to police, at about 4:15 p.m., officers responded to a shooting on Johnson Parkway where a man suffered gunshot wounds to his chest and shoulder. While his wounds are considered critical, he is expected to survive.

At about 4:50 p.m., police learned that a shooting victim showed up at a hospital saying he was shot at the intersection of Jackson Street and Winter Street. The man is being treated for a gunshot wound to the arm. Police determined he was involved in the Johnson Parkway shooting and will take him into custody after he is treated.