Crime, State/Region — November 29, 2018 at 2:17 pm

Bemidji Police Fatally Shot Armed Suspect

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(BEMIDJI,MINN)UTVS-Bemidji Law Enforcement officers have fatally shot an armed suspect after struggling over a gun. After making a traffic stop late Wednesday night, officers discovered a passenger had a warrant out for their arrest.

After the passengers were ordered out of the vehicle, the officer noticed the passenger had a handgun. The officer and passenger struggled for control of the gun when both the officer and deputy fired their weapons and killed the suspect.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension continues to investigate as the officer and deputy are on standard administrative leave.

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