Shellby Trettel Cloquet hotel victim: Identity and other facts released

Shellby Trettel
Shellby Trettel

Shellby Trettel has been identified as one of the victims who was shot and killed in a double homicide at Cloquet hotel.

Shellby Trettel, self-described as a “front desk rep” at Super 8 on her Facebook page, was fatally shot while working Monday evening.

Trettel had served as a Front Desk Rep at the Cloquet Super 8 since August 17, 2016.

Shellby Trettel father, Tim Trettel, released her identify

Police in this northeastern Minnesota city near Duluth have not yet released the names of the victims or the suspect, but Trettel’s father, Tim Trettel posted on social media Tuesday night that Trettel was a compassionate and “wonderfully colorful” person, who loved her siblings, friends and music.

“Shellby was a person you could always count on,” Tim Trettel wrote, lost in a “senseless act of violence.”

Shellby Marie Trettel GoFundme

A friend posted an online fundraiser appeal to help the Trettel family with funeral expenses.

“Shellby Marie Trettel was just planning out her future, living life to the fullest, and most of all had a huge heart and cared deeply for all of those she knew,” Kasey Murray posted on the GoFundMe site.

ALSO READ  Nicholas Elliot Lenius Cloquet suspect: What we know

Murray declined to comment for this story.

What we know about the incident

Police in Cloquet, Minnesota said they received a 911 call around 6:30 p.m. from an employee at the hotel after they found a co-worker who looked like she’d been attacked.

When police arrived they found a 22-year-old woman with a gunshot wound. The woman was taken to St. Luke’s Hospital, where she was later pronounced dead.

shelter-in-place order was issued and people in the surrounding area were advised to avoid the scene. The order was lifted around 8:30 p.m. after police determined there was no risk to the public.

Police officers began investigating and found a 35-year-old man dead from a gunshot wound in a car in the hotel parking lot.

They later also found a 32-year-old man dead outside the hotel property from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, with a firearm next to him.

Written by GhLinks Media

This is the official publishing account of for all general based post .

Janavo Hayes Gainesville Park apartments

Janavo Hayes: What we know about the shooting at Gainesville Park apartments complex

Daniel John Valtier, Shakira stalker husband

Daniel John Valtier, Shakira stalker “husband”: What we know