Stewartville, MN (KROC-AM News)- The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting reported at a rural intersection southeast of Rochester

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Captain Tim Parkin said the shooting was reported Saturday around 9:30 p.m. The caller reported seeing multiple flashes coming from the passenger side of another vehicle followed by multiple loud sounds. 

Parkin said the caller fled the area at a high rate of speed before calling 911. She reported the shooting occurred at the intersection of Olmsted County Road 20 and 120. 

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Parkin said deputies who responded to the intersection reported finding shell casings and four bullet holes in a stop sign at the intersection. The initial investigation indicates the occupants of the suspect vehicle were targeting the stop sign and not the other motorist. 

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The caller’s vehicle was not struck by gunfire. She described the suspect vehicle as a blue minivan. 

Parkin said investigators are looking for the vehicle and said the individuals responsible for the shooting could face criminal property damage charges.

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