UPDATE : Officer Arik Matson Has Died .
Tragically, last night Waseca Police Officer and Freeborn, MN resident, Arik Matson, was reportedly ambushed and severely wounded while responding to a domestic disturbance complaint in Waseca.
Last night at 8PM #Waseca #Minnesota Police Officer Arik Matson, a married father, was shot in the line of duty while responding to a call of a disturbance. #RPSD is praying for a full recovery. We are also praying for his family, friends & #Waseca Police P.D. #Rosemont 🙏🙏🙏 pic.twitter.com/nRwoGTHu0w
— Superintendent Donald Stephens III (@Supt_Stephens) January 7, 2020
The Minnesota Law Enforcement community is a close-knit group. We care deeply for one another, for our communities and for our state. And when a hero is… https://t.co/WKXfpnUZJR
— Todd Axtell (@ToddAxtell) January 7, 2020
More than a game.
We wore blue and black for Officer Arik Matson, brother of our Athletic Director Jared Matson who was critically injured in the line of duty in Waseca Monday night. We will be wearing the same on Thursday. Rangers won 64-61 over Pierz. @MSHSLjohn pic.twitter.com/rqWYg3pVoJ
— Ranger Girls Basketball (@CI_GBB) January 8, 2020