Shelby Trettel Death: A 22-year-old Super 8 front desk worker and a 35-year-old man passed away in a deadly shooting in Cloquet, Minnesota Tuesday. Law enforcement agencies say Shelby Marie Trettel passed away after a 32-year-old Ramsey, Minnesota man, shot her. According to reports, a 35-year-old man from Deer River, Minnesota was also killed in the incident.
A 22-year-old hotel attendant was discovered inside the establishment with a gunshot wound when police arrived. Randall stated that she was transported to a hospital but subsequently passed away. Additionally, officers discovered the body of a 35-year-old male from Deer River, Minnesota, who sustained multiple gunshot wounds, inside a vehicle parked in the hotel lot.
Randall added that they discovered the body of a 32-year-old man from Ramsey, Minnesota, outside on the hotel property. The body was found with a handgun next to him and evidence suggested he had self-inflicted the wound. Authorities confirmed his identity as the gunman by analyzing hotel surveillance footage. The incident is being investigated as a murder-suicide.
Randall stated that the video indicated the gunfire lasted approximately ten minutes before the arrival of officers. Not immediately did authorities disclose the identities of the three individuals. Randall stated that they currently lacked information regarding the motive or connection between the three individuals, but they do believe that both males were guests at the hotel.
An investigation is presently ongoing. According to the police, no additional hazards exist to the public. At approximately 7:00 p.m. on Monday, authorities issued a warning regarding an active shooter at the hotel, advising individuals in the vicinity of Big Lake Road and Highway 33 to seek shelter. Shelby was a graduate of Cloquet Senior High School.
A GoFundMe Account has been created for her funeral; “Last night my friend’s and her entire family’s world was turned upside down due to a random, senseless act. The family is now grieving the loss of their 22-year-old daughter after she was tragically shot and killed at the Super 8 in Cloquet. Shelby Marie Trettel was planning out her future, living life to the fullest, and most of all had a huge heart and cared deeply for all of those she knew.”
Shelby Trettel’s Obituary and Funeral Arrangements will be Released by the Family
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