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Sun Feb 18, 2024, 02:41 PM Feb 18

2 police officers and 1 firefighter killed responding to a domestic incident outside Minneapolis, governor says [View all]

Source: CNN


Two police officers and a firefighter are dead and other officers were injured after responding to a domestic incident in Burnsville, Minnesota, according to the state’s governor.

“Horrific news from Burnsville. While responding to a call of a family in danger, two police officers and one firefighter lost their lives, and other officers were injured,” Gov. Tim Walz posted online.

“We must never take for granted the bravery and sacrifices our police officers and first responders make every day. My heart is with their families today and the entire State of Minnesota stands with Burnsville,” Walz said. The governor added that flags would be flown at half-mast across Minnesota on Monday and the state Department of Public Safety is “coordinating with local law enforcement to conduct an investigation.”

Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2024/02/18/us/burnsville-minnesota-officers-shooting/index.html

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