19-year-old shot in the head in Waite Park, 16-year-old arrested

A 19-year-old from St. Cloud is in surgery Monday night after police say he was shot in the head.

The man is listed in critical condition at St. Cloud Hospital after the incident that occurred in Waite Park around 1 p.m.

Officers responded to the gunshot complaint where they found the man with a bullet wound to his head.

Two juvenile males were initially detained in connection with the incident, but one 16-year-old was arrested on charges of negligent discharge of a firearm, minor in possession of a firearm and felon in possession of a firearm.

The incident occurred on the 200 block of 13th Avenue North in Waite Park.

Nobody else was injured in this incident and police do not perceive a threat to the public.