Western MN Deputy Shoots Fugitive

(Granite Falls, MN) — A fugitive is expected to survive after being shot by a deputy in western Minnesota. The shooting happened yesterday afternoon in Granite Falls when a drug task force encountered a man wanted by the Minnesota Department of Corrections. The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office says the man was armed and attempted to escape arrest by running into a nearby cemetery. The armed man refused to obey commands and wound up being shot. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension will be involved in the investigation into the shooting.

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