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Judge unseals document in Red Lake criminal case


A federal judge on Tuesday unsealed a document in the case of Louis Jourdain, 16, the only person known to have been charged in connection with the March 21, 2005, shooting on the Red Lake Ojibwe Reservation in Minnesota.

U.S. District Judge Donovan Frank issued an order that made public the docket sheet in the criminal case. The sheet showed that Jourdain, identified as "One Juvenile," has been charged with two counts but doesn't say what they are.

Most of the docket sheet is redacted but starts on March 28, when Jourdain was arrested. His father, Red Lake Nation Chairman Louis Jourdain Jr., has said he is innocent.

Get the Story:
RED LAKE SHOOTINGS: Court releases records (The St. Paul Pioneer Press 6/2)
Tribe leader's son faces 2 federal charges in reservation shootings (Knight Ridder Newspapers 6/1)
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Relevant Links:
Red Lake Net News - http://www.rlnn.com
Red Lake Nation - http://www.redlakenation.org
Red Lake High School - http://www.paulbunyan.net/rlschools/hs.htm

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