Police Officer Shot With Arrow During Standoff in Sauk Centre, Minnesota

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UPDATE: 2:02 p.m. EDT-The Stearns County Sheriff's office tweeted that following the officer being shot with an arrow, another officer that was with a different law enforcement agency fired their gun. A subsequent tweet explained that the suspect was taken into custody just before 1:00 p.m. CMT.

Original story:

A Stearns County Sheriff's Deputy was shot on Thursday with an arrow during a standoff with a suspect in Sauk Centre, Minnesota.

A press release by the Stearns County Sheriff's Office explained that the incident began shortly before 11:00 a.m. CMT on Thursday when the suspect drove a truck into a home located on the 700 block of 10 South Street.

The suspect, who has only been identified as a man, barricaded himself in the building and police have evacuated the immediate neighborhood. The situation was ongoing, police said.

During the altercation, an officer was struck in the arm by an arrow fired from a bow and taken to a hospital in Sauk Centre, according to the press release. The officer's injuries were considered non-life threatening but he is being transported to another hospital.

Along with officers from the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, the SWAT Team, Sauk Centre Police officers, local police, Minnesota State Troopers, Department of Natural Resources officers and Bureau of Criminal Apprehension officers are on the scene assisting.

Negotiators were deployed to talk to the suspect.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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