Clearwater Sheriff’s Office investigates firearm incident

The Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office reports that they responded to a weapons discharge in Shevlin Monday evening.

According to their Facebook announcement, a man was standing in his yard and waving a handgun, shot once and went back inside.

Several attempts to contact the man were unsuccessful for about two hours, until deputies ultimately entered the residence and located the man.

The incident is being considered a mental health issue at this time, and the man was evaluated at the Sanford Bagley Medical Center.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.


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