Officer-involved shooting leaves 1 dead in Austin

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

Police say Austin 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 also injured during the encounter, and 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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