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Suspect dies after killing K9 and injuring officer in Duluth shootout

A suspect opened fired on police, killing a K9 and injuring another officer.

A police dog was shot and killed and an officer was injured in a shootout with a suspect in Duluth on Sunday night. 

The suspect was found dead at the end of the standoff, which started when Duluth police responded to a report of a domestic assault with a weapon at a home on the 1000 block of West Skyline Parkway at around 6:30 p.m.

At the scene, police negotiated with the suspect for around one hour before the suspect started shooting. 

An officer suffered a gunshot wound and his K-9 partner was hit and killed. The officer was treated at a local hospital and released. 

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Police returned fire and found the suspect dead when they gained access to the room he was shooting from. 

The police dog killed in the incident has been identified as K-9 Haas. 

The officer-involved shooting is being investigated by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. 

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