Fatal officer involved shooting in Cass County

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says an investigation of a fatal officer involved shooting is underway.

According to a release, deputies responded to a Backus home yesterday afternoon on report of an intruder.

After deputies arrival just before 2 p.m., they were encountered on a residential street by an armed male.

The male approached deputies with the firearm and was fatally shot by a deputy. An adult male was also found dead inside the residence.

No names have yet been released, and the Cass County Sheriff’s Office says there is no threat to public safety.

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