St. Cloud police determined a 25-year-old man accidentally shot himself in the leg, after initially telling police he was the victim of a drive-by shooting. Officers responded to the 600 block of Wilson Avenue Southeast at about 7:45 p.m. on Saturday.
St. Cloud Police cited 107 people for various offenses in southside neighborhoods this year during the opening of the St. Cloud State fall semester. This is down from 137 people cited last year and 223 people cited in 2014.
Thousands of college students are venturing to St. Cloud this week, with classes starting back up at St. Cloud State University on Monday. St. Cloud Police say they're preparing extra enforcement patrols to make sure students are safe and responsible.
St. Cloud police chief Blair Anderson says this is a "tough and tense time" right now for police officers. That's in response to the recent police officer shootings in Baton Rouge and Dallas. However, he says the outpouring of support from the community has been tremendous.