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Bond set at $20K Minot man shot by police; second suspect listed in critical condition


MINOT, North Dakota — Bond has been set at $20,000 for one of two Minot men shot by police following a burglary attempt.

KXMC-TV reports ( ) that 35-year-old Brandon Butler appeared in court on Tuesday on felony drug and burglary charges.

Authorities say 25-year-old Joshua Peterson is in critical condition at a Minot hospital.

Authorities say the men were shot by police after driving a vehicle toward an officer while attempting to flee.

Authorities say Peterson was the driver and Butler was the passenger.

No officers were injured in the incident.

Information from: KXMC-TV,

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