One person dead in officer-involved shooting in central Minnesota

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OLIVIA, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a police officer in central Minnesota shot and killed a person after an early-morning altercation.

Officials in the town of Olivia say the shooting occured after an an armed person confronted an off-duty officer in an alley about 2:20 a.m. Sunday.

The person was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Officials say the officer has been placed on administrative leave. No further information was immediately available.

Olivia is located about 100 miles west of the Twin Cities.