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Authorities fatally shoot man near Brainerd after deputy wounded

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BRAINERD (AP) — Authorities say a man in a tree was killed by officers after he shot and wounded a Crow Wing County sheriff's deputy.

Officers were called to check on someone at a residence near Brainerd Wednesday afternoon. When they arrived, they found the man in a tree with a gun. Officials say the officers were able to talk the man out of the tree, but he climbed back up and shot a deputy in the arm.

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