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Two Dead AFter Officer Involved Shooting in Hennepin County

Posted at: 11/16/2013 8:47 AM



(KSTP) - Two people are dead after what the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is calling an officer involved shooting that happened in Orono Friday night.

Orono police officers were called to a home 1000 block of Heritage Roads around 8:55p.m. to an unknown trouble call.

When police arrived they found a man armed with a handgun in the front yard of the home. Shots were fired and the man with the handgun was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Hennepin County Sheriff's Office.

No officers were injured.

Officers found a second man dead inside the home. He was shot before police arrived, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office.

The incident is under investigation. Names have not been released.

No further details were immediately available.

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