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UPDATE: Suspect arrested after deputy shot in northwest Minnesota

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An arrest has been made after a deputy in Norman County was shot at about 8:30 a.m. near Perley, Minnesota, about 25 miles north of Fargo/Moorhead, Forum Communications reports.

Details about what led to the northwest Minnesota shooting were not immediately clear, nor was the deputy's condition. Forum reports the deputy was wounded after trading gunfire with a driver, and the deputy was taken to a Fargo hospital.

A WDAY reporter tweeted that the shooting stemmed from a traffic stop:

The shooting occurred about seven miles east of Perley on County Road 39, WDAY reports.

Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist said an arrest was made at about 10:40 a.m. not far from the shooting site, Forum reports.

Law enforcement from around the region, including Clay County, had rushed to help in the search for the shooter, KVLY reports.

Several buildings were in lockdown in the county while the manhunt was underway, including assisted living centers, Forum reports.

Perley is a town of about 100 people on the Red River.


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