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Forum News Service, Published September 02 2013

Police seek person of interest in Minnesota homicide

ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and Granite Falls police are looking for a person of interest in an apparent homicide that occurred early Monday in Granite Falls.

Granite Falls police responded to a 911 call at about 3:30 a.m. Officers discovered a 28 year-old female dead of apparent gunshot wounds, and a critically injured 28 year-old male. The male victim was transported to Granite Falls Hospital by ambulance and later transported by air to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.

During the preliminary investigation, Andrew Joseph Dikken, 28, of Granite Falls, was identified as a person of interest. Mr. Dikken is believed to be driving a 1996 brown GMC Sierra “club cab” pickup with a topper and Minnesota license number 032-GGL.

The BCA, Granite Falls police and Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s Office continue to investigate.