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Roseville, MN (KROC AM News) - The Roseville police officer who was shot in the face Tuesday underwent surgery Friday afternoon to remove the bullet that was lodged in his neck.

At last report, Officer Ryan Duxbury remained in stable condition but according to the police chief, "he has a long road to a full recovery."

The Roseville Police Dept. has also released some background information
about Duxbury.

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The man who shot Duxbury was no stranger to the Roseville Police Department. Officers had “several past contacts with the suspect” and three recent cases were still open at the time of the shooting, which ended when the gunman was hit by police gunfire.

Roseville's police chief released this statement Friday afternoon:

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A GoFundMe site has been set up to benefit the officer. At last report, donations were approaching $80,000.

The organizer posted this update Friday:

Roseville Officer Ryan Duxbury GoFundMe
Roseville Officer Ryan Duxbury GoFundMe
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Roseville Officer Ryan Duxbury GoFundMe
Roseville Officer Ryan Duxbury GoFundMe
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Here are some comments from the Roseville PD Facebook page:

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