Bail set at $3 millon for suspect accused of shooting a Waseca Police officer

Bail was set at $3 million Tuesday in Waseca County District Court for the suspect accused of shooting a Waseca Police officer.  

A bail hearing for 27-year old Tyler Robert Janovsky of Waseca, was held Tuesday afternoon in Waseca County District Court. He is currently being detained at Oak Park Heights prison where he was transferred on January 10.

Janovsky is facing three counts of 1st-degree murder and possession of a firearm after being convicted of a crime of violence. Waseca Police reported that Janovsky got into a firefight with four officers on January 6, hitting Officer Arik Matson in the head before other officers shot Janovsky.

Court documents state a settlement conference in Janovksy’s case is scheduled for April 14.