Becker County Man Injured in Officer-Involved Shooting Identified
The sheriff's office did a welfare check Saturday night at a house on County Highway 29, north of Frazee.
UPDATE – The BCA says 44-year-old Brian Hazelton of Burlington Township, Minnesota was shot by Becker County Deputies.
He’s been charged with first, second and fourth degree assault and is expected to make his first court appearance next week. Hazelton was released from the hospital on Friday and is in the Becker County Jail.
Dep. Daran Borth fired his gun and Taser during the incident. He’s been in law enforcement for seven years. Sgt. Andrew Bachmann fired his Taser. He’s been in law enforcement for 13 years.
Sgt. Bachmann was hurt after being struck by a thrown handgun.
The BCA says body cameras and dash cam cameras didn’t get video of the shooting, which happened in the home. Squad cameras did get video.
BECKER COUNTY, Minn. — Aman is injured after an officer involved shooting in Becker County.
The sheriff’s office did a welfare check on a suicidal man around 10:00 Saturday night at a house on County Highway 29, north of Frazee.
After he refused to come out of the house, law enforcement went inside.
At one point, deputies used Tasers and fired a gun, injuring the man.
He was taken to Essentia in Detroit Lakes and later airlifted to Fargo.
One deputy suffered non-life threatening injuries.
Multiple agencies were called in to assist.