Authorities ID Man Killed in Police-Involved Shooting
HUTCHINSON, Minn. (AP) — Authorities haven't said whether the man fatally shot in scuffle involving law enforcement in Hutchinson was armed.
One of the officers who responded to a residence Sunday about 4 p.m. was shot in the leg and was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center. The officer is recovering.
Police were called to the home on a report of a verbal fight. Authorities say a struggle began and shots were fired. The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene. The Midwest Medical Examiner's Office identified him Monday as 49-year-old Luverne Roy Christensen.
The officer's name has not been released. The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating.