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Sheriff's deputy shot at hospital

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ST. CLOUD, Minnesota -

A sheriff's deputy is being remembered today after being shot and killed in a Minnesota hospital.

A suspect in a domestic violence case was being treated at a hospital in St. Cloud. Deputy Steven Sandberg was watching over him when they got into a struggle.

The suspect then grabbed the deputy's gun.

Sandberg was shot and killed.

"Several shots were fired during that struggle, and then security officers were able to get into the room, and the subject was tased with a taser and was taken into custody. After he was taken into custody, he became unresponsive. Medical personnel performed life-saving operations on him and he died at that time," said Drew Evans, Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.

Sandberg was 60 years old. He'd been with the sheriff's department for almost 25 years.

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