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Bruce Gordon, Director of Communications
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 06, 2020
Officer, Suspect Shot During Officer Involved Shooting Incident in Waseca

​ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) is investigating an officer involved shooting incident that happened tonight during which an officer and a suspect were shot. The incident happened after 8 p.m. tonight at a residence on the 900 block of 3rd Avenue Southeast in Waseca.

The Waseca police officer who was shot during the incident has been taken by air ambulance to North Memorial Health Hospital in Robbinsdale for treatment. No additional information is available about the officer or the officer’s condition at this time.

The suspect in the shooting was also shot during the incident. The suspect was taken by ambulance to North Memorial Health Hospital. No additional information is available about the suspect or the suspect’s condition at this time.

Waseca police officers were responding to a disturbance at the residence when the incident occurred.

BCA agents are on the scene and the investigation is in its very early stages. The BCA will provide an update during a news conference scheduled for tomorrow morning at 10 a.m. at Waseca Police Department, 303 South State St. in Waseca.

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