Recent coverage: Cold Spring officer shooting

  • Cold Spring police officer Thomas Decker, 31, was shot and killed Nov. 29, 2012, behind Winners Sports Bar on Main Street. The ambush happened when he responded to a report of a suicidal person.

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Ryan Larson

Thomas Decker

“It feels like we all have a hole in our hearts … and finding the killer would start the healing,” Cold Spring Police Chief Phil Jones said.

Cold Spring police officer Thomas Decker

Ryan Larson’s car was still parked Wednesday behind Winners Bar in Cold Spring, Minn., near where officer Thomas Decker was shot and killed last month. Larson, who lives in an apartment above the bar, remains the primary suspect, a source told the Star Tribune.

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Stearns County Sheriff shows Ryan Michael Larson, 34, of Cold Spring, Minn.

a small memorial was left for Officer Tom Decker, who was shot and kil...

Flowers marked the spot where Tom Decker’s body was found. A man initially arrested lives in the upstairs apartment to the right.

At the Church of St. Nicholas Cemetery in Nicholas where Cold Spring...

The body of slain police officer Tom Decker arrives at St. Nicholas Catholic Cemetery.

A small memorial was left for officer Tom Decker, who was shot and killed on the job last week, behind the bar likely near where he was shot and killed in Cold Spring, Minn., on Tuesday, December 4, 2012. The bar is at right.

Austin Dockendorf held a candle at the end of a candlelight vigil in h...

Ryan Larson, 34,

A banner in support of the police department made by students and staf...

Stearns County Sheriff John Sanner and Cold Spring Police Chief Phil Jones talked about the shooting and the loss of officer Tom Decker during a morning press conference.

With close family friend Tom Johnson by her side Rosella Decker talked...

Ryan Michael Larson


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