Woman killed, 2 men injured in Apple Valley shooting

Police have confirmed that one person is dead after a shooting in Apple Valley. (FOX 9)

A woman was killed and two others were hurt in a shooting in Apple Valley Sunday evening, police said in an update on Monday. 

According to the Apple Valley Police Department, a 49-year-old woman was killed and her 25-year-old son was injured. The woman's ex-boyfriend was also shot, and is listed in serious condition at the hospital.

Police responded to the 900 block of Oriole Drive at 6:23 p.m. for a weapons complaint. Several people had called 911 to report shots being fired and multiple people shooting at each other, as well as a vehicle fleeing from the area. 

When officers arrived, they found two people suffering from gunshot wounds outside a home, police said. The 49-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene and a handgun was in her hand. Her 25-year-old son also suffered gunshot wounds. He was treated and released from the hospital. 

The son "admitted to participating in the shooting and is currently in custody," police said. 

Meanwhile, the driver of the vehicle that is believed to have fled the scene drove to Ridges Hospital in Burnsville, where he is in serious condition, police said. The driver, a 39-year-old man, is the woman's ex-boyfriend, police said. 

"There is no indication that others were involved in this incident.  The Apple Valley Police Department is continuing to investigate with the assistance of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension," police said Monday. 

The original story from Sunday night is below.

A gunfight between two groups of people in Apple Valley has left one person dead and another wounded, according to the Apple Valley Police.

Police say they responded to 911 calls about people firing guns at each other on the 900 block of Oriole Drive at 6:23 p.m. Sunday, and arrived to find two victims inside a home — one was dead, and the other wounded. Paramedics took the injured victim to the hospital.

Witnesses told offices that a vehicle had fled the scene before their arrival. Fox 9 photojournalist Vanshay Murdock saw investigators focused on a car with windows that appeared to have been shot out. 

 Erin Maye Quade,  a State Senate Candidate running in the DFL primary for District 56, said on Twitter that the shooting happen on her block. 

Police are asking the public to avoid the area of the crime scene as they continue their investigation.