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.

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the
Conversation Guidelines and FAQs

Leave a Comment