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Update: Police identify Mapleton shooting victim

Authorities say a man was seriously injured in a shooting Sunday morning in Mapleton.

Police responded to the 100 block of 4th Ave SE at 10:13 a.m. where officers found the man had been shot multiple times.

Ronald James Daniel Reid, 50, of Mankato, was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries, according to a press release from the Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office.  The release says Reid was conscious and alert at the scene.

In an update press release sent Monday, the sheriff’s office says Reid remains hospitalized.

Investigators say other people were present during the shooting.  Police are now working to confirm the identity of the suspect and to investigate the circumstances that led up to the shooting.

The sheriff’s office says the incident appears to be isolated, and there is no ongoing threat to the public.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has joined in the investigation.



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