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Man Wanted for 2nd Degree Murder has Storm Lake Ties

June 11, 2021 8:16am

Area residents are advised to be on the lookout for a man with connections to Storm Lake who is wanted for 2nd degree murder.

The suspect is 18-year-old Miguel Angel Nunez Jr. He is wanted for allegedly being involved in the shooting of a man at his residence in Austin, Minnesota last Saturday, June 5th. Police in Austin believe the incident was a targeted killing.

Nunez Jr is 5'6'', weighs 145 pounds, with brown eyes, and black hair. Authorities say he may have cut his hair or shaved his head.

Deputies in Minnehaha County, South Dakota attempted to apprehend Nunuz Jr earlier this week, but he fled on foot. He was last seen wearing a black shirt, black track pants, a black flat-billed hat, and bright red shoes.

Nunez Jr is considered to be extremely dangerous, and should not be approached. If anyone sees Nunez Jr, or knows where he is, they are urged to call 9-1-1.