Incident

4-15-2023 Minnesota Cyrus 3-1

Location

April 15, 2023

400 block of N Stromen St
Cyrus, Minnesota

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Participant Characteristics:
    • Law Enforcement
  • Name: Deputy Sheriff Joshua Owen
  • Age: 44
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Participant Characteristics:
    • Law Enforcement
  • Name: Deputy Brody Merrill
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Participant Characteristics:
    • Law Enforcement
  • Name: Officer Alex Olson
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Bryan Nygard
  • Age: 34
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, or suicide)
  • Officer Involved Incident
  • Officer Involved Shooting - Officer shot
  • Officer Involved Shooting - Officer killed
  • Officer Involved Shooting - subject/suspect/perpetrator killed

Notes

on a DV call, 2 Pope County deputies were shot (one fatally) + Starbuck PD officer wounded; Suspect killed in shootout w police.

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Handgun

Sources

District

Congressional District: 7
State Senate District: 12
State House District: 12A