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Mahnomen County Sheriff's Deputy Chris Dewey is comforted by his wife, Emily, on Saturday in a photo posted on Dewey's CaringBridge Web site.

Deputy in Mahnomen shooting faces more surgery

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FARGO - A Mahnomen County sheriff's deputy who suffered gunshot wounds Wednesday was moved out of the critical care unit of Fargo's MeritCare Hospital on Sunday and into a surgical unit.


Chris Dewey remains in guarded condition, according to an update on the hospital's Web site.

"Chris has made significant improvements in the last 48 hours and is now well enough to move from the critical care unit," said Dr. Frank Sepe, a MeritCare critical care specialist.

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