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Police subdue man with less-lethal shot

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Authorities shot a man Friday morning with a less-lethal shotgun round after he threatened to shoot officers and refused to cooperate with police.

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Police arrested Nathanael Jenkins, 26, after a more than hourlong standoff at his Red Wing home.

Two children - a 12-year-old and an 8-year-old - were able to escape the residence during the incident, said Red Wing police Capt. Darold Glander.

A 3-year-old boy remained in the home with Jenkins as he threatened police. All the children were unharmed and are staying with family members, Glander said.

Glander said officers were called to 1026 Watson St. just before 5 a.m. by a neighbor who said Jenkins was "out of control."

The neighbor said Jenkins was allegedly destroying property and throwing items out windows onto the lawn, Glander said.

Officers arrived and made contact with Jenkins, who appeared to be intoxicated, Glander said.

Jenkins' wife, Kerrie, 26, arrived during the incident and was denied access to the home. Glander said she became combative and was placed in a squad car where she kicked out a window.

Goodhue County's Emergency Management Team subdued Nathanael Jenkins with a less-lethal shot shortly after arriving at the home. He was taken to Fairview Red Wing Medical Center to have his injuries examined before being booked into jail on suspicion of terroristic threats and disorderly conduct.

Kerrie Jenkins was booked in on suspicion of obstructing the legal process with force, two counts of fourth-degree assault, disorderly conduct and criminal property damage.

The case is being forwarded to the Goodhue County Attorney's Office for possible charges.

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