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Wisconsin Rapids man shot dead in MinnesotaSubmitted: 04/24/2018
CARLTON, MINNESOTA - A man killed in northeastern Minnesota used to be the director of the Native American Center at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

57 year old Andrew Gokee of Wisconsin Rapids was shot in the head over the weekend at his brother's house.

It happened in the Carlton County community of Progress.

Gokee was rushed to St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth where he died.

Sheriff's officials say Gokee was shot by a relative who ran from the scene and was later found in a wooded area.

The shooter suffered a gunshot wound to the chest, but there's no word on his condition.

Gokee worked at the Native American Center from 1995 to 2017 when he retired.

Story By: Associated Press

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