UPDATE FRI. 9/21, 8:30 A.M.: Shots fired in Alexandria, incident under investigationTwo Alexandria men have been arrested after a man fired shots toward them when he discovered them burglarizing his property on County Road 82 in Alexandria on Thursday afternoon.
Thursday afternoon Alexandria Police and the Douglas County Sheriff's Office took two men into custody on charges of burglary.
Dylan Andrew Donovan, 19, of Alexandria and Jacob Donald Kato, 18, of Alexandria were allegedly stealing property from a residence where a man fired shots toward them to scare them off.
At 1:30 p.m. the Alexandria Police Department received a call of a burglary in progress on the 1500 block of County Road 82 in Alexandria. The caller stated that he had just chased two men from his house.
Suspects ran toward the Tastefully Simple parking lot.
The case is ongoing and still under investigation. The Alexandria Police Department does not believe there is any further danger to the public from this situation. No injuries occurred.
The Minnesota State Patrol also assisted in apprehending the suspects.