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Minnesota Deputy Shot, Suspects Dead

February 25, 2014  | 

Two people are dead and a Douglas County (Minn.) Sheriff’s Deputy was hurt following an officer-involved shooting Monday night southeast of Alexandria, according to a news release from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, reports the Fergus Falls Daily Journal.

A deputy responded at 9:17 p.m. to a report of a suspicious vehicle in a driveway just off 50th Avenue in Hudson Township. When the deputy made contact with two people inside the suspicious vehicle, one of the occupants fired a gun at the deputy, hitting him in the chest. The deputy returned fire, and the suspects fled in the vehicle.

The occupants then fled on foot after the vehicle got stuck in the snow just a short distance away. Both of them were found dead in deep snow near an outbuilding, following an extensive search. A firearm was found near their bodies.

The deputy involved in the shooting was wearing a bullet resistant vest. He was treated at Douglas County Hospital and later released.

Tags: Ballistic Vests, Officer Involved Shootings, Douglas County (Minn.) Sheriff


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sgtken @ 2/27/2014 3:10 PM

Good work deputy. Glad you got to go home.

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