Officer-involved shooting in Almelund

ALMELUND, Minn. - A suicidal man in Almelund, Minnesota was shot in the course of a stand-off with a SWAT team.

Chief Deputy Brandon Thyen of the Chisago County Sheriff's Office said that the police department received a call about a suicidal man in Amelund around 1:15 p.m. The situation escalated and a multi-jurisdictional SWAT team was called in.

During the course of the incident the man was shot. He was transported to Wyoming Hospital and transferred to a hospital in the Twin Cities.  

The current status of the man is unavailable. 

The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is handling the investigation.

We will update with more information as it becomes available.


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