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Armed suspect identified in Lincoln County officer-involved shooting, DCI investigating if shooting justified
MERRILL - On a seemingly quiet Tuesday morning in southwestern Lincoln County, Arlen Raduechel recalls a very different scene from the night before.

"[The road was] blocked off here, solid police cars all the way down the road and totally blocked off here," Raduechel said of County Highway FF.  "The neighbor called and we had no idea what was going on."

Officers put up barricades after an officer-involved shooting. According to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, a deputy shot 40-year-old Shawn Igers after police claim he fired at the officer first.  Igers died at the scene.
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