T-shirt sales raise $16,000 for Officer Matson hurt in shooting

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An effort to sell T-shirts for a Waseca police officer injured in a shooting has raised nearly $16,000.

Officer Arik Matson was shot in the head in an exchange of gunfire in January.

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A group of people representing various businesses on Wednesday presented Matson's wife, Megan, with the money gained from the sale of about 1,200 T-shirts.

Megan Matson says every penny counts toward her husband's recovery and he is making steady progress.

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The suspect in the shooting, Tyler Janovsky, is charged with with three counts of attempted first-degree murder of a peace officer.