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UPDATE: Authorities identify Cold Spring police officer killed during routine check

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COLD SPRING, Minn. (AP) -- Authorities say the police officer who was fatally shot in central Minnesota is 31-year-old Tom Decker of the Cold Spring Police Department.

Stearns County Sheriff John Sanner says Decker died at the scene after he was shot late Thursday behind an apartment in Cold Spring near St. Cloud.

Sanner said a 34-year-old man is being held Friday on suspicion of second-degree murder in Decker's death.

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