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A standoff at this home in Park Rapids ended Wednesday morning. (Sarah Smith /Enterprise)

Park Rapids standoff ends with one man shot, other arrested

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PARK RAPIDS -- An overnight standoff in downtown Park Rapids ended with the arrests of two men and the shooting of a third.

Park Rapids Police Chief Terry Eilers said the incident began at 8 p.m. with complaints of shots being fired downtown on Main Avenue. Police immediately began looking for two male suspects.


A short time later, a second complaint was called in about shots being fired near a medical clinic downtown. "We were looking for the same guys," Eilers said.

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