Arrest made in connection to Bemidji homicide

The Bemidji Police Department arrested a man in connection to a fatal shooting that occurred Monday.

Bemidji police identified the man as Antonio Vincente Parkhurst.

A release from the police department said officers were called just before 10:30 p.m. to an area hospital on the report of a 17-year-old with a gunshot wound. Minutes later, officers responded to the 1100 block of Minnesota Avenue on the report of a man who had been shot.

When first responders arrived at the scene, they found a 20-year-old man who was pronounced dead.

Police said investigators learned that Parkhurst fled the area with a handgun.

Bemidji Police thanked the public for tips and assistance in locating Parkhurst.