Jul 9, 2012 at 8:34 am
NORTH BRANCH, MN (AP) - Authorities say a sheriff's deputy in Chisago County has shot and killed a man at a residence in North Branch.
Officers were dispatched to the home about 9:20 p.m. Sunday to investigate a disturbance. North Branch police say when officers arrived, they were told a man inside the residence was armed and possibly had fired his gun.
Chief Dan Meyer said in a statement Monday law enforcement officers were confronted by the armed man and a Chisago County sheriff's deputy shot him. The man was airlifted to Regions Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is assisting with the investigation.
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