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A law enforcement officer prepares a weapon about two blocks away from the site of a standoff today in Mahnomen. (Dave Wallis / The Forum)

Deputy critical after being shot in abdomen, head in Mahnomen

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MAHNOMEN, Minn. - A Mahnomen County sheriff's deputy has been shot multiple times in Mahnomen, about 90 miles northeast of Fargo. The shooting occurred about 7 a.m.


Christopher Dewey, a 26-year-old, four-year veteran of the Mahnomen County Sheriff's De-partment, was listed in critical condition at 11 a.m. at MeritCare hospital in Fargo.

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