- Associated Press - Thursday, January 12, 2017

AUSTIN, Minn. (AP) - State agents are investigating a fatal shooting by a police officer in Austin.

Police say officers and Mower County sheriff’s deputies responded to a domestic disturbance in Austin Wednesday afternoon. Authorities say an officer shot and injured a man during the disturbance. He was airlifted to Mayo Clinic in Rochester where he died.

A police officer was injured during the encounter and was treated at a clinic in Austin.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating. It’s the second officer-involved shooting in Austin in the past year.


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