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$10K Reward Offered for Information in Deadly Mankato Shooting

Created: 07/16/2014 11:24 AM KAALtv.com

(ABC 6 News) -- A $10,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest and prosecution of a suspect in April's deadly shooting in Mankato.

On April 20, 22-year-old Poth Acouth was shot and killed during a fight in the parking lot of the Kato Ballroom. A cultural event was being held there to promote peace in the war-torn nation of South Sudan.

Four people were shot in the violence. The other three victims suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Investigators believe several people witnessed the altercation, and are encouraging them to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Mankato Department of Public Safety at (507) 387-8774, or the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension tip line at (877) 996-6222.

Photo: Mankato Department of Public Safety