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No public safety issue in Clarkfield, Minn., handgun incident


CLARKFIELD — Yellow Medicine County Sheriff's officials are working with agencies from several jurisdictions, including South Dakota, in an ongoing investigation of an incident Tuesday morning in Clarkfield when a handgun was fired during a law enforcement interview.

No one was injured in the incident and there is no threat to public safety, according to Yellow Medicine County Sheriff Bill Flaten.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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