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Names of victim and suspect released in connection to Bertha shooting incident

BERTHA — The name of the Bertha man, who apparently shot and killed himself after wounding his significant other, was released Monday.

The Todd County Sheriff’s office identified the Bertha man as Eric Steven Grewe, 39, who is deceased, and the woman he injured is Angela Rose Templin, 31, of Bertha.

At 7:17 p.m. Friday, the sheriff’s office received a report of a shooting at a Bertha home. The sheriff’s office reported that it appeared that Grewe shot Templin and then shot and killed himself. Templin was transported by Bertha Ambulance to Tri-County Hospital in Wadena and airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center where she was listed in serious condition.

The Eagle Bend Police Department assisted at the scene. The incident is under investigation by the Todd County Sheriff’s office and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.

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