BCA agents investigate fatal shooting by officers near Bowlus
State agents are investigating a fatal shooting by a sheriff’s deputy and Minnesota trooper in Morrison County.
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says BCA agents and crime scene personnel responded to the shooting near Bowlus.
The Minnesota Department of Safety says members of the West Central Drug Task Force attempted to stop a vehicle about 13 miles south of Little Falls about 6 p.m. Thursday.
Officials haven’t said what caused the trooper and a deputy from the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office fire their weapons.
The DPS says a man in the vehicle was killed and a second person inside was injured. That person’s condition was not disclosed.
Agents from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are investigating. Authorities say a handgun was recovered at the scene.
They also said the trooper involved was wearing a body-worn camera which captured parts of the incident.
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The Associated Press contributed to this report.