A.L. man arrested after alleged threats with gun

Published 10:03 am Friday, July 31, 2015

No one injured in altercation

One man is in custody this morning after allegedly threatening to shoot someone Thursday night in an Albert Lea apartment.

Brandon Milian Irwin, 21, of Albert Lea was taken into custody without incident outside of an apartment at 1420 1/2 Lee Ave. He was taken to the Freeborn County jail pending further investigation.

Brandon Irwin

Brandon Irwin

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Irwin was held at the jail on charges of felony second-degree assault and felony terroristic threats.

The Albert Lea Police Department received a report of a possible assault in progress involving a firearm by a third party at 11:19 p.m. Thursday at the Lee Avenue apartment.

Albert Lea officers, along with Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office deputies, responded  and obtained a perimeter of the residence.

Before law enforcement entered the residence, a 26-year-old Albert Lea man left the apartment and was also taken into custody without incident.

The man wasn’t charged and he was released.

Upon searching the apartment, police recovered and seized a firearm and ammunition.

Members of the South Central Drug Investigation unit SWAT team were contacted for assistance.

No one were reported injured, and according to police, there is no threat to the public.

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Sam Wilmes covers crime, courts and government for the Albert Lea Tribune.

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