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Men charged in standoff accused of pointing gun at cop, pulling trigger

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PARK RAPIDS -- Two brothers involved in a standoff with authorities in Park Rapids were charged Thursday with first-degree assault for allegedly pointing a handgun at officers and pulling the trigger.

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No shots were fired at officers by Brian Jon Bloom, 31, Park Rapids, and Allen Gene Bloom Sr., 39, Nevis, Minn., during Wednesday's standoff, which authorities said began when their stepfather was shot in the leg.

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