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Trooper involved in shooting identified

...holding a knife. Officials say the trooper, Gary Tellep, and three medics responding to a 911 call Tuesday found Thom G. Gruenig with a knife in his hand. After Gruenig refused commands to drop the knife, Tellep fatally shot the man. Authorities...
Review clears trooper in fatal shooting

...released results of the review of department policies and procedures surrounding the Nov. 24 shooting of 38-year-old Thom G. Gruenig. During that incident, trooper Gary Tellep and three medics responding to a 911 call found Gruenig with a knife...
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Official: Trooper who shot man "heroic"

...said the trooper may have saved the lives of the medics also responding to the call. Troopers say 38-year-old Thom G. Gruenig refused commands to drop the weapon and came at the trooper with a knife. The troopers and medics were responding...


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