BCA investigating police shooting in Red Wing

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the Red Wing Police Department are investigating an incident in which a Goodhue County deputy fired their weapon.

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RED WING — The Red Wing Police Department and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are leading an investigation into an officer-involved shooting in Red Wing on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022.

Around 1 p.m., Red Wing police received a call for assistance from a Goodhue County Sheriff's deputy who had located a damaged vehicle in a city-owned parking lot along Levee Road, according to the Red Wing Police Department.

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The crash occurred just before 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, 2022.

The deputy advised the damaged vehicle looked like it was involved in a crash and a man was walking away. During the deputy's interaction with the man, the deputy advised over the radio that shots we fired and medical aid response was needed.

Both the deputy and suspect were transported to a local hospital. The deputy was treated and released with "non-life threatening" injuries.

The man who was shot is alive and was transported to the hospital for treatment, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension told the Post Bulletin.


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Mark Wasson has been a public safety reporter with Post Bulletin since May 2022. Previously, he worked as a general assignment reporter in the southwest metro and as a public safety reporter in Willmar, Minn. Readers can reach Mark at
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