A Goodhue County Deputy escaped life threatening injuries after a shooting incident Tuesday afternoon.
Red Wing Police received a call for assistance from a Goodhue County Sheriff’s Deputy around 1 pm, who had located a damaged vehicle in a city-owned parking lot along Levee Road.
The deputy advised it looked as though the damaged vehicle had been involved in an accident and a male suspect was walking away from the scene. A short time later, the deputy requested emergency assistance from other officers.
During the deputy’s interaction with the suspect, the deputy advised over the radio that shots were fired and requested medical aid response to the scene.
Red Wing Police, MN Department of Natural Resources, Goodhue County Sheriff’s Deputies, and Red Wing Fire responded to the scene. Medical aid was provided to the male suspect and the deputy involved in this incident and both parties were transported by Red Wing Ambulance to a local hospital.
The Red Wing Police Department, Goodhue County Sheriff’s Deputies, and Red Wing Public Works secured the scene. The MN Bureau of Criminal Apprehension arrived a short time later to take over the investigation into this incident.
The deputy was treated and released with non-life-threatening injuries. The male suspect was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital for further treatment of his injuries. No further update on his condition is available at this time.