MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says that a Morrison County deputy used a “less-lethal” munitions shotgun to fire a beanbag round during an incident near Genola last week, seriously injuring a 44-year-old man.
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According to the BCA, police were responding to a call of a domestic assault involving a knife.READ MORE: What Is COVID's Delta Variant?
Investigators say that Deputy Bill Vanden Avond was the officer involved in the incident, and he’s been with Morrison County Sheriff’s Office for four years.MORE NEWS: 'You Can't Find A New One': High Demand, Low Inventory Leave Boat Buyers Adrift
The man struck by the beanbag round, from Motley, is now at Hennepin Healthcare, where he’s still receiving treatment for a serious wound.