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Wounded deputy's partner on leave pending investigation of his shooting standoff suspect

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MAHNOMEN, Minn. - The partner of the wounded Mahnomen County deputy is on paid administrative leave, pend-ing the investigation of Wednesday's shooting and nearly nine-hour long standoff here.

Mahnomen County Sheriff Doug Krier said Deputy Chad Peterson was placed on leave after firing one shot at two suspects. One of the men shot and critically wounded Deputy Christopher Dewey.

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