Homicide/Kandiyohi County 10 Oct 11

An 81-year-old man has been arrested in the death of a 43-year-old man from an apparent gunshot in Kandiyohi County.

Two rural Paynesville men were arrested Saturday evening and are in custody in the Kandiyohi County Jail in connection with the death, the 81-year-old Delbert Huber and his son, 45-year-old Timothy Huber.

According to a news release from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office,

Delbert Huber was arrested for second-degree murder. Timothy Huber was arrested for aiding an offender and for liability for the crimes of another.

According to the release, the Sheriff’s Office received a phone call from Delbert Huber, who said he was at a home in the 18000 block of 44th Street Northeast in Burbank Township. Huber told the dispatcher that he had shot and killed a person earlier in the day.

When deputies responded to the residence, they found Delbert Huber and the body of the 43-year-old man with an apparent gunshot wound. Timothy Huber was also at the home.

The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of his family.

Delbert Huber told deputies that he had gone to the home early Saturday morning and had a confrontation with the man and shot him.