3 officers shot in western Minnesota during domestic call, Pope County sheriff says

According to the Pope County Sheriff’s Office, three law enforcement officers were shot responding to a domestic call Saturday night in western Minnesota.

The conditions of the officers were unclear Saturday night.

According to the sheriff’s office, Pope County police responded to a residential domestic call in Cyrus around 7:30 p.m.

A Starbucks police officer and two Pope County sheriff’s deputies were shot “during the arrest,” according to the sheriff’s office. Facebook account.

“There is no ongoing threat to the public at this time,” the post said without mentioning any suspects or the conditions of the officers.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension was called in to manage the investigation. The BCA did not immediately release any further information about the incident.

Cyrus, with a population of about 300, is located about 20 miles southwest of Alexandria.

The shooting was the third time law enforcement officers have been attacked in the region in recent days.

On Monday, a Granite Falls, Minnesota, police officer he was treated and released after being shot while serving a search warrant in a drug investigation. A suspect was arrested and charged.

Last Saturday, two western Wisconsin police officers were fatally shot during a traffic stop in the Cameron community in Barron County. The shooter, who was the subject of an arrest warrant and welfare check, was killed during a shootout with officers Cameron and Chetek.

This Saturday, a joint funeral was held for the two officers in Cameronattended by Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers and a procession of police vehicles stretching for more than a dozen miles.

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