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Cold Spring Minn police officer killed in ambush

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It’s a sad day in Minnesota. Officer Tom Decker, age 31, of the Cold Spring, MN police force died late Thursday after being shot in the face by a suicidal dirt bag. Full story here.

Officer Tom Decker

Officer Tom Decker

Ryan Larson

Ryan Larson is the shooting suspect. Photo: Stearns County jail


Near dawn, a parade of police cars escorted Decker’s body to the Ramsey County medical examiner’s office. They rolled with flashing lights down Interstate 35E.

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