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St. Cloud man arrested on gun charges

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Mar 29, 2013 at 9:15 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) St. Cloud police arrested a man last night on felony firearms charges.

Sergeant Jason Burke says officers were initially called to a report of a gunshot in the 400-block of 31st Avenue North. That's where they located evidence that confirmed an eyewitness report.

Officers located the suspect's vehicle at an apartment building in the 600-block of 12th Avenue North. The vehicle had a hole in the floor consistent with a gunshot, and a shotgun and ammunition were found in a nearby snowbank.

Police arrested 29 year-old Gorden Geurts of St. Cloud for being a felon in possession of a firearm, recklessly discharging a firearm and fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance.

They also arrested 26 year-old Kara Petschen of St. Cloud for recklessly discharging a firearm and on a felony warrant for fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance.

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