UPDATE: Two charged in connection to weapons/pursuit incident in Mankato

Published: Oct. 13, 2021 at 1:41 PM CDT
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MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - Two suspects have been arrested and charged after gunfire was reported and for fleeing from Mankato Public Safety officers on Monday and Tuesday.

Authorities responded to a call on the 1300 block of Carney Ave., just before midnight on Oct. 11, where a vehicle suspected to be involved in the incident was found. The suspects fled in the vehicle and later on foot.

After setting a perimeter, law enforcement arrested Kueth Ngut, 19, and Jal Dhul, 21, in connection with Monday and Tuesday’s incidents.

According to a criminal complaint, a loaded extended-magazine handgun with 31 bullets was located on the scene by law enforcement.

Ngut is legally prohibited from carrying a firearm. He is charged with two felonies in connection with the alleged gunfire as well as two gross misdemeanor charges for illegally possessing a firearm. Dhul is charged with fleeing a peace officer..

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