Christopher Dewey, a deputy with the Mahnomen County (Minn.) Sheriff’s Department who was wounded in the line of duty almost 18 months ago, died this morning, according to the Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Department.
Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Deputy Christopher Dewey suffered two bullet wounds Wednesday morning while investigating a report of gunshots in the town of Mahnomen. Dewey remains under sedation much of the time at Fargo’s MeritCare Hospital, where he remains in critical but stable condition, to help reduce swelling of his brain.
MAHNOMEN, Minn. - Local law enforcement officials examined the mobile home today, Thursday, where two men suspected in the shooting of a Mahnomen County Sheriff's Deputy holed up Wednesday during an hours-long standoff with police.
Christopher Dewey, 26, is in critical but stable condition following two surgeries that lasted roughly four hours. He is in a medically induced coma at Fargo’s MeritCare Hospital, where he was airlifted after being shot twice just after 7 a.m.
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