UPDATE: Authorities say a standoff with an armed suspect in St. Louis. Michael ended Wednesday night after roughly 44 hours.
According to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office, law enforcement raided the home of 39-year-old Brandon Gardas around 8:30 pm An “armed confrontation” ensued, and Gardas was shot.
Gardas was loaded onto a helicopter and airlifted to a hospital nearby. The sheriff’s office did not have an update on his condition.
Authorities say no law enforcement personnel were harmed in the operation.
The area of the home on the 500 block of Central Avenue is being blocked off as investigators collect evidence. Residents are asked to stay clear from the scene.
Further information on the use-of-force incident will be released by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.