Sheriff: Deputy Fatally Shoots Armed Man in Cass County
BACKUS (AP) -- Cass County sheriff's officials say an armed man was fatally shot by a deputy before another man was found dead in a nearby home.
Sheriff Tom Burch said dispatchers received a report of an intruder at a residence in Backus about 1:30 p.m. Sunday and were told that a shot had been fired.
Authorities say responding deputies encountered an armed man in the street. Burch says the man approached deputies with his gun and was fatally shot by a deputy. An adult male was found dead inside the residence from which the call was made.
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is assisting Cass County with the investigation.