Hudson Shooting: Woman in Critical Condition

Charges are expected Tuesday in shooting that happened in the parking lot of Spirit Seller Liquors.

Police at Spirit Seller Liquors on Sunday morning. (Credit: Patch.com)
Police at Spirit Seller Liquors on Sunday morning. (Credit: Patch.com)
By Chris Steller (Hudson Patch Editor)

Updated (1:45 p.m. Monday): 
The one victim still hospitalized after Sunday's shooting in Hudson is in critical condition at Regions Hospital, according to media reports. Fartun Ibrahim Aidid, 28, of Hopkins, is on life support, Hudson Police Chief Marty Jensen told the St. Paul Pioneer Press. She was shot in the abdomen, the Star Tribune reported. 

Updated (10:50 a.m. Monday): 
The Hudson Police Department has released the names of the three people who were shot Sunday morning outside Spirit Seller Liquors in downtown Hudson. The police statement also said charges against two men arrested in Bloomington will be filed Tuesday morning.  

Update (9 a.m. Monday): 
One of the three victims of a Sunday morning shooting in downtown Hudson talked to the St. Paul Pioneer Press briefly at Regions Hospital in St. Paul. He said he'd been shot in the shoulder and a second man had been released from the hospital. A third victim's family told the newspaper she was in surgery. 

Update (11 p.m. Sunday): 
"That doesn't usually happen in Hudson," said one local interviewed by Fox 9 Sunday after a shooting in the parking lot outside Spirit Seller Liquors in downtown Hudson that sent people to the hospital. 

Hudson Police Chief Marty Jensen told Fox 9 it appears those involved in the shooting may have been Minnesotans coming to Hudson to buy liquor, since liquor isn't sold in Minnesota on Sundays. 

See the full Fox 9 video report here or at myfox9.com

Update (9:30 p.m. Sunday): 
Three Minnesotans were shot in a Hudson parking lot Sunday morning but others in their vehicle who weren't hurt aren't cooperating with authorities,WCCO-TV reported in an interview with Hudson Police Chief Marty Jensen. See the full WCCO-TV video report here or at minnesota.cbslocal.com

Update (8:55 p.m. Sunday): 
A witness who rushed to the scene shortly after two men and a woman were shot in a Hudson parking lot Sunday morning recalled seeing "blood on the snowbank" outside Spirit Seller Liquors in an interview with KARE11. You can see the report here or at KARE11.com

Update (8 p.m. Sunday): 
A car carrying suspects in Hudson's Sunday morning shooting "came flying out," according to an eyewitness who recalled the incident in a KSTP-TV report. You cansee the report here or at KSTP.com.

Update (6:25 p.m. Sunday):
 Hudson police detectives are interviewing the three hospitalized victims of a shooting Sunday morning outside Spirit Seller Liquors in downtown Hudson. 

The Hudson Police Department has the suspects' car and other evidence gathered after Eagan police tracked the suspects to Bloomington hotel. Two men remain in custody in Minnesota at the HPD's request. 

Read the full Hudson Police Department press release about the shooting

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Update (4:45 p.m. Sunday): 
The suspects in Sunday morning shooting in Hudson were caught after an Eagan police officer posted along I-494 saw a tan Cadillac matching a witness description, according to Eagan Patch

Bloomington and Eagan police worked together to take two men into custody outside a Bloomington hotel, Eagan police told Patch. 

Update (4:15 p.m. Sunday): 
The Hudson shooting that left three injured Sunday morning started with a dispute between people in two vehicles at Freedom Valu Center, according to a witness, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reported. 

The witness said the dispute then moved across the street to the Spirit Seller Liquors parking lot, the store owner told the newspaper. 

See also: PHOTO: Fox 9 Captures Picture of Suspects' Cadillac in Hudson Shooting

Also in the Pioneer Press: Police recovered a bag of ammunition—but no gun—from the suspects' car in Bloomington, and Hudson police said they don't have enough evidence yet to bring suspects across state lines. 

Update (1:45 p.m. Sunday): 
Two men and a woman are hospitalized in unknown condition after a shooting outside Spirit Seller Liquors in Hudson Sunday morning, according to WCCO

One of the injured men was able to walk after the shooting, the second man had suffered a wound to the chest, and the woman's had been shot in the abdomen, police told the St. Paul Pioneer Press. All were taken to Regions Hospital, where one was in surgery, KAAL reported

Police have arrested two men in Bloomington in connection with the shooting, according to Fox 9, after Eagan police followed a tan Cadillac matching a witness description to a hotel parking lot. 

Several reports, citing police, said the shooting may have arisen from a dispute between people in two cars, and that some or all of those involved are from Minnesota and may have been in Hudson to buy alcohol, which can't be sold in Minnesota on Sundays

Police Clips has posted a recording of scanner audio from the response to the incident

It's the first shooting in Hudson since 2007, according to WCCO. 

Update (11:45 a.m. Sunday): 
A Sunday morning shooting at Spirit Seller Liquors in downtown Hudson left three people injured, according to scanner and media reports. 

St. Croix EMS transported three victims to Regions Hospital in St. Paul after the 9:35 a.m. incident, according to the Hudson Star-Observer

Police Clips has posted a recording of scanner audio from the response to the incident

Original post (10:22 a.m. Sunday): 
Reports on emergency radio channels suggest a shooting occurred in downtown Hudson Sunday morning. 

Patch is awaiting confirmation of details from law enforcement. 

Check back as more information becomes available. 


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