Shooting suspect found dead

The Pine County Sheriff’s Office reports that the main suspect in a May 25 shooting near Hinckley was found dead on May 30.

According to a press release from the sheriff’s office, on  May 30, Pine County deputies recovered a body in the Little Sand Creek. The body was transported to the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy.

The deceased has been identified as Allen W. Hasser, 60, of Hinckley. Hasser had previously been identified as the individual suspected of shooting another man in the shoulder on May 25.

A witness to the May 25 incident said the suspect and victim had been in a physical altercation when the suspect walked back to his residence on the property to get a gun. The victim was attempting to leave the property in his vehicle when the suspect fired multiple shots from a handgun, striking the vehicle and the victim. Hasser’s body was recovered west of the residence on Little Sand Creek Road where the shooting took place.

The sheriff’s office reports that the cause of death is pending and more information will be released once autopsy results have been received.

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