Police: Stillwater Man Dies from Gunshot Wound

A 20-year-old Stillwater man is dead and another man is in custody after a shooting Friday night in the 100 block of Bayberry Court in Stillwater.

At about 7 p.m., Jan. 19, Stillwater Police were called to Lakeview Hospital on the report of a gunshot victim, Stillwater Police Chief John Gannaway said in a news release.

The victim, Charles O’Connell, 20, was pronounced dead a short time later.  O’Connell was transported to Lakeview by private vehicle.

One man was detained as a person of interest in the incident, Gannaway said. There is no further threat to the community.

The investigation is ongoing and is being conducted by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the  Stillwater Police Department.

This post will be updated as more information is made available.