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Video Released of Officer-Involved Shooting in Crystal, Minnesota

The man was wounded and taken to the hospital following the shooting this morning at Bassett Creek Park

CRYSTAL, Minn. — A police officer in Crystal, Minnesota shot a man who refused to drop his weapon. The eyewitness video was given to KMSP Channel 9, the Fox affiliate in the Twin Cities. The man was wounded and taken to the hospital following the shooting this morning at Bassett Creek Park. An email from the city manager to City…

Rapid City Man Killed in Standoff with Police

Police say the man waved his gun at officers from an apartment window and refused commands

RAPID CITY, SD — A man was shot and killed by an officer in a Rapid City standoff which started as a welfare check. Authorities say the 53-year-old man pointed a pistol at the first officer who arrived at his apartment. The officer retreated and called for backup. Police say the man waved his gun at officers from an apartment…

Identity of Suspect Released in Fatal Standoff in Polk County

Officials say Huderle died of a gunshot wound, but have not determined if it was self-inflicted

  POLK COUNTY, Minn. — The name of the man involved in an officer involved shooting Monday in rural Polk County has been released. He is 73-year-old Clarence Huderle of Warren. Officials say Huderle died of a gunshot wound, but have not determined if it was self-inflicted. He allegedly fired two shots at a mail carrier Monday morning in Northland…

Suspect Dead in Standoff in Polk County

While a deputy was investigating, he was confronted by a man with a rifle and called for backup

  POLK COUNTY, Minn. — A man is dead in Polk County after allegedly shooting at a mail carrier, setting off an hours-long standoff with multiple law enforcement agencies. The mail carrier reported hearing two gunshots around 11:20 this morning in Northland Township, about 30 miles north of Crookston. One of the bullets shattered the rear window of his vehicle….

Jamestown Man Sentenced for December Standoff

Troy Elhard pleaded guilty to charges after a seven hour standoff the day after Christmas

33-year-old Elhard was arrested after a standoff in Jamestown ended peacefully.  JAMESTOWN, N.D. — A Jamestown man has been sentenced for a seven hour standoff in December. Troy Elhard, 33, pleaded guilty to terrorizing and was sentenced to 51 days in jail, which he has already servedĀ and two years of probation. He is also required to undergo a psychiatric evaluation…

Man Gets Plea Deal in 2016 West Fargo Motel Standoff

Jan Michel Wangstad, 38, plead guilty to multiple charges and was given five years in prison

  A plea deal and sentence for the man involved in an armed standoff at a West Fargo motel last March. Jan-Michel Wangstad, 38, pleaded guilty to terrorizing, reckless endangerment, illegal possession of a firearm, criminal mischief and possession of a controlled substance. An attempted murder charge was dropped. Wangstand was given five years in prison. He was arrested last…

One Arrested After Standoff with Jamestown Police

Brandon Haugen was arrested on suspicion of domestic assault

  A nearly five hour standoff with police in Jamestown ended with a man in custody for domestic assault. Police blocked off a section of 3rd Street Northwest around nine this morning while trying to communicate with Brandon Haugen during a welfare check. After three hours and no response from Haugen, officers entered the house and found no one inside….

Jamestown Man Charged in Police Standoff

Troy Elhard is facing multiple charges after barricading himself in a house for eight hours the day after Christmas

33-year-old Elhard was arrested after a standoff in Jamestown ended peacefully.A Jamestown man has been criminally charged following a lengthy standoff with local law enforcement the day after Christmas. Troy Elhard, 33, is facing felony charges of aggravated assault, domestic violence, preventing arrest, and discharge of other duties. Authorities were called to a trailer house where a woman said she…