BCA: Waseca police officer, suspect shot in incident

Published 2:54 am Tuesday, January 7, 2020

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating an officer-involved shooting incident during which an officer and a suspect were shot Monday night.

The incident happened after 8 p.m. at a residence on the 900 block of Third Avenue Southeast in Waseca, according to a statement from the BCA.

The Waseca police officer who was shot during the incident has been taken by air ambulance to North Memorial Health Hospital in Robbinsdale for treatment. No additional information is available about the officer or the officer’s condition at this time.

The suspect in the shooting was also shot during the incident. The suspect was taken by ambulance to North Memorial Health Hospital. No additional information is available about the suspect or the suspect’s condition either.

According to the BCA, officers were responding to a disturbance at the residence when the incident occurred.

BCA agents are investigating at the scene.

The BCA is expected to provide an update during a news conference scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday at Waseca Police Department, 303 S. State St. in Waseca.