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Crow Wing County Deputy Scott Goddard of Breezy Point received a gunshot wound to the shoulder Wednesday, Aug. 14, during an incident at a residence south of Brainerd where one man died.

Donald Peter Johnson, 50, was fatally shot in the incident that occurred on Sleepy Hollow Road in St. Mathias Township.

Goddard, who was treated and released from the hospital, and Deputy Adam Kronstedt were placed on administrative leave after the shooting incident, which is policy.

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