Woman reportedly shot in the foot

Published 9:35 am Friday, March 11, 2011

A 23-year-old man is reportedly being held by the Owatonna Police Department after his gun accidentally discharged, shooting his mother in the leg.

According to the Owatonna Police Department, officers responded to 306 Riverside Ave. in Owatonna at 10:24 a.m. Thursday on the report of an accidental shooting.

Owatonna officers, Steele County Sheriff’s Office deputies and Gold Cross ambulance crews provided emergency first aid to the woman.

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She was transported by Gold Cross ambulance to the Owatonna Hospital and then transferred to Rochester to be treated for her injuries.

The name of the woman has not been released.

According to the Owatonna Police Department, the shooting appears to be accidental, but remains under investigation.

Man arrested for restraining order violation

Police arrested Erik Lee Anderson, 22, for a harassment restraining order violation at 12:57 a.m. today, according to police.

Man arrested after hit-and-run crash

Police arrested 33-year-old Kyle Anthony Katzenmeyer of Albert Lea for second-degree driving under the influence after he reportedly hit a parked car on Johnson Street Thursday night. According to reports, at about 10:38 p.m. Thursday police received a call of a possible fight in process after a crash at 317 Johnson St. Police stated the owner of the car that was hit reportedly heard the crash and went outside to see what had happened when he saw Katzenmeyer trying to leave the scene. The owner went outside and confronted Katzenmeyer and was able to grab hold of him until officers arrived, according to police.

Two traffic lights down on Broadway

Albert Lea city officials are asking the public to use extra caution while driving on Broadway Avenue near the road’s intersections with Clark and William streets.

According to a news release, the traffic signals at the intersections are not operational.

The signal at the intersection of Broadway Avenue and Clark Street is awaiting a pole, which should arrive in four to six weeks.

The signal at the intersection of Broadway Avenue and William Street should be operational within the next two weeks.