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Wright County deputies fatally shoot armed man in mental health crisis


August 8, 2022

An armed man in a mental health crisis who was threatening to harm himself and his family was fatally shot by two Wright County deputies on Sunday morning, according to authorities.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating the shooting that happened about 1 a.m. in the 12000 block of 72nd Court NE. in Otsego.

The sheriff's office said in a news release that "reports indicated a man was having mental health challenges and had threatened physical harm to his family and himself."


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