27 year old Timothy Ryan Kellen of Beardsley, MN

(St. Cloud, MN) -- A Stearns County judge has sentenced a man to 21 years in prison for firing a gun during a standoff last year. Twenty-eight-year-old Ryan Timothy Kellen was sentenced last week for the use of deadly force against a police officer. Police had responded to a Sauk Centre home in January 2020 after a woman reported Kellen had assaulted her. During the standoff, Kellen fired a shot at a police vehicle that had five officers inside.