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RELEASE: Statement on law enforcement incident in Pope County

Saturday, April 15, 2023

Rep. Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck, and Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, issued the following joint statement:

“We are heartbroken about tonight’s incident in Cyrus — this is a tragic reminder of the dangers that our public safety professionals face protecting our communities. Please join us in praying for the families of the officers, the community of Cyrus, the Starbuck Police Department, and the Pope County Sheriffs Office.”

According to news reports, an officer from Starbuck and two Pope County deputies were struck by gunfire responding to a domestic call in Cyrus, MN.

Reps. Anderson and Franson both represent Pope County in the Minnesota House.