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An officer was shot and injured during a drug task force raid on a Granite Falls residence Monday afternoon.

According to the Granite Falls Police Department, just after 4 p.m. on April 10, several law enforcement agencies attempted to perform a knock-and-announce search warrant at a residence on Bergeson Drive in Granite Falls. The suspect was wanted for multiple felony warrants on weapons and drug charges.

The first officers who entered were shot at by someone inside. Officers returned fire and retreated outside, where one officer reported he’d been struck by a bullet. After a 70 minute standoff, the suspect surrendered and taken into custody without further incident. He is currently at the Yellow Medicine County jail pending charges.

The injured officer was treated and released from the Granite Falls hospital, and there is no longer a risk to the public. The Granite Falls Police Department has asked the Minnesota Bureau  of Criminal Apprehension to investigate the officers’ use-of-force.

The Granite Falls Police Department was assisted by the CEE VI Drug and Gang Task Force, the Yellow Medicine County  Sheriff’s Office, the Upper Sioux Community Police Department, the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office, the Renville  County Sheriff’s Office, the Lac Qui Parle County Sheriff’s Office, the Montevideo Police Department, the Minnesota  State Patrol, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office, the Willmar Police  Department, the Dawson/ Boyd Police Department, the Granite Falls Ambulance, the Granite Falls Public Works, and the  Yellow Medicine County Highway Department.