Officer in critical condition, police surround home, suspect ID'ed

A man reportedly shot a police officer during a domestic call in Lake City today. Sources say the officer is in critical condition. Police have surrounded a home where they believe the suspect is residing.
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A man reportedly shot a police officer during a domestic call in Lake City on Monday morning. The Post-Bulletin reports the officer was shot in the head and is in critical condition.

The Pioneer Press reports police have identified the suspect as Alan J. Sylte Jr., 25, of Hager City, Wis.

The Post-Bulletin says officers from various agencies have surrounded a home where they believe the suspect is residing, and have called in a tactical response team and a negotiator.

KSTP has raw video from the press conference, below:

KSTP reports the injured officer's family is en route to the hospital.

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