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Published December 03, 2012, 12:00 AM

Cold Spring, Minn. police officer Tom Decker


This family photo shows Cold Spring, Minn. police officer Tom Decker. Decker, a six-year veteran and father of four, had gone to check on a reportedly suicidal man's welfare when he was fatally shot after getting out of his squad car near a bar in Cold Spring late Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. Investigators said Friday that several guns were found, and the suspect, 34-year-old Ryan Michael Larson, was taken into custody. (AP Photo/Family Photo via The St. Cloud Times)
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