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Mahnomen County Deputy Chris Dewey is shown in this handout photo with his wife, Emily.

Doctors give wounded officer days to live after lung collapses

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Doctors say a Mahnomen (Minn.) County sheriff's deputy shot in the line of duty 17 months ago has two to seven days to live, his uncle Eric Dewey said Thursday evening.


Chris Dewey was placed under hospice care Thursday morning after his lung collapsed and began putting pressure on his heart, Eric Dewey said.

"He took a turn for the worse," Eric Dewey said.

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