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Area residents packed the West Fargo VFW building Monday for a benefit spaghetti dinner and silent auction for Mahnomen County Sheriff's Deputy Chris Dewey. Dewey was shot in the head Feb. 18 while on duty. (Dave Wallis/The Forum)

Hundreds turn out to support Dewey family

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MAHNOMEN -- As Mahnomen County Sheriff Doug Krier stood at the back door of Deputy Chris Dewey's home Feb. 18, he prepared himself to break the most difficult news of his career.


Krier had to tell Dewey's wife, Emily Dewey, that her 26-year-old husband had been shot in the head and abdomen that morning while investigating a series of gunshots.

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