Officers hit by gunfire in McLeod County, authorities say


UKTN digital headlines: Morning of January 23, 2023

UKTN digital headlines: Morning of January 23, 2023


WINSTED, min — Authorities report that a number of officers have been shot west of the Twin Cities.

The shooting is said to have taken place in Winsted on Monday morning. The city is located in McLeod County.

According to authorities, two deputies were hit by gunfire in the incident. Their condition was not immediately reported, but the sheriff said it does not appear that their injuries were life-threatening.

The police suspect that a suspect is present in the house where officers have been deployed. They say that person doesn’t respond to law enforcement.

Attention Winsted residents… Please avoid all car and pedestrian traffic in the vicinity of Linden Avenue E. and Pheasant…

Posted by City of Winsted, MN on Monday, January 23, 2023

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