Police looking for gun used to kill Cold Spring officer in ambush

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Police are still trying to figure out what led up to the killing of a Cold Spring police officer last Thursday.
Officer Tom Decker, 31, was shot and killed behind Winners Sports Bar on Cold Spring's Main Street while responding to a call about a suicidal man, according to a report by Minnesota Public Radio.
Authorities are calling the incident an ambush.
The Star Tribune reported that police arrested Ryan Michael Larson, 34, in his apartment above the bar an hour after Decker was killed.
Larson remains in custody in Stearns County jail.
The Stearns County Sheriff's Office believes that Officer Decker was shot by a 20-gauge shotgun.
Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding the weapon, according to the Star Tribune.

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