Officials: Man pulls gun during police interview in western Minnesota


The Yellow Medicine County Sheriff's Office is investigating an incident in western Minnesota where authorities say a man pulled out a gun during a police interview, KARE 11 reports.

The Sheriff's Office says agents from the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation were in the state questioning a man from Clarkfield about an ongoing investigation, when in the middle of the interview, the man produced a handgun.

Sheriff's deputies said officers struggled with the man and the weapon went off. No one was hurt in the incident.

Yellow Medicine County Sheriff Bill Flaten told the The West Central Tribune no further information would be released about the incident since it is an ongoing investigation.

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