Police officer shot and killed in Cold Spring

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Police officer Tom Decker was shot and killed on Thursday night in Cold Spring, the Pioneer Press reports.
Decker was responding to a report of a suicidal person in an apartment on Main Street in Cold Spring. When he arrived, Decker was ambushed, The Star Tribune said.
Ryan Michael Larson, 34, was taken into custody and is being held in the Stearns County Jail on the suspicion of murdering a police officer.
Larson was attending a local community college, and lived in an apartment on top of Winner's Bar. The shooting happened behind the bar, the Star Tribune reported.
Police are still looking for the murder weapon, which they believe to be a 20-gauge shotgun, the Pioneer Press said.

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