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WASECA, MN. (THECOUNT) — A GoFundMe set up for Waseca Police Officer Arik Matson, has raised nearly $40K of its $50K goal as of Tuesday afternoon.
Authorities identified Matson as the officer shot along with a suspect on Monday night during an officer-involved shooting incident in Waseca, Minnesota.
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Matson is said to be clinging to life an an area hospital.
The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said Waseca Police Officer Arik Matson was shot and gravely injured during the incident, according to a release. Officials said Matson was in critical but stable condition at North Memorial Health Hospital in Robbinsdale, Minn., as of Tuesday morning, say reports.
Last night Officer Arik Matson was shot in the line of duty. He is currently at North Memorial Health Hospital in Robbinsdale receiving urgent medical attention.
Megan, Audrina, and Maklynn and the entire Matson Family need support during this hard time. We have set up this fund to help the family with medical expenses and everyday needs (Gas money, bills, groceries) while Arik is in the hospital.
Any support and prayers are greatly appreciated.
Geo quick facts: Waseca is a city in Waseca County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 9,410 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat – Wikipedia.