MeritCare neurosurgeon Dr. Chad Justesen during a Thursday press conference shows the path of the bullet fired into Deputy Chris Dewey's head Wednesday in Mahnomen, Minn. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Mahnomen deputy injured in shooting shows signs of progress
Signs of progress for Christopher Dewey came Thursday through the gesture of an upraised thumb and the squeeze of his wife's hand on command.
The 26-year-old deputy's doctors were "cautiously optimistic" about his prognosis the day after surgery to remove bullet fragments from his brain and to repair a torn liver.
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