"I'm very happy to be back in Minnesota." Wounded police officer Arik Matson gave his first radio dispatch after nearly 10 months..
Officer Arik Matson returns home
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"*10 mph it was january when waseca officer arik matson was shot in the line of duty.
"* he returned home after receiving treatment out of state.
Kimt news three's calyn thompson takes us to his homecoming celebrations.x xx ?
"(nat: cheers people lined the streets in waseca to welcome back arik matson.
The officer shot in january walked into the police station for the first time in nine months.
His grandparents were there to show support for arik and appreciation for the community.
Ray: ya know you hear about an accident and you say 'oh that's too bad' but when it hits at home, it is so much more.
And people, we just can't thank them enough.
Calyn: officer arik matson got a hero's welcome in the community he serves and the community he lives in.
"(nat it's quite exciting ya know to have basically the community be whole again, have him back after missing him for nine months.
Reporting in freeborn, calyn thompson, kimt news 3./// matson serves on the council in freeborn.
The other council members say he's wanting to come back to meetings very soon.///