Woman Charged in Connection to Woodbury Shooting

Woman Charged in Connection to Woodbury Shooting Photo: KSTP

March 07, 2018 04:56 PM

A 26-year-old woman was charged Tuesday in connection to a Woodbury shooting that left one person injured.

A criminal complaint states Courtney Janice Dixon of Mounds View faces three felony counts of aiding and abetting in connection to the incident.


According to authorities, police responded Sunday evening to the 700 block of Lake Ridge Drive after a resident said people were outside his home threatening to shoot him. While police were en route, they were informed gunshots had been fired, and that the caller's father had been injured.

The caller said the suspects fled the scene in a black truck and a gray car.

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The caller told officers he was able to identify Dixon as one of the suspects. He said he saw Dixon and several other women run back to one of the vehicles after shots were fired.

According to the complaint, the caller told investigators he and Dixon became good friends after meeting on Facebook. He told investigators the two had a falling out after he did not attend the funeral of Dixon's father.

The complaint states he told investigators Dixon threatened to kill him.

Dixon was taken into custody on Monday. If found guilty, she could face up to 37 years in prison.


Ben Rodgers

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