Shots Fired Inside Hopkins Restaurant

By Bruce Hagevik, NewsRadio 830 WCCO

HOPKINS, Minn. (WCCO) — Several shots were fired inside Lindee’s Saloon and Eatery in Hopkins Tuesday morning.

The restaurant was closed at 8 a.m. when the shooting happened, but there were people present.

“At the time of the call there was a cleaning crew on scene — shortly thereafter the owner also arrived,” said Sgt. Michael Glassberg of Hopkins Police.

The owner was able to subdue the 36-year-old shooter, who was promptly arrested when police arrived. The suspect was taken to a hospital for treatment.

“All I can say at this point is there was a dispute between the owner and this individual,” explained Sgt. Glassberg.

Police say the man’s anger was directed against the owner and not the cleaning crew.

The man may have been an employee from the distant past but also is connected in some other way to the owner. Police did not elaborate.

Several shots hit cash registers.

WCCO’s Bruce Hagevik Interviews Sgt. Michael Glassberg


One Comment

  1. JamieinMN says:


  2. st paul says:

    lol- yeah seriously. What the heck is wrong with this world.

  3. Mike Jacobson says:

    Popping off a few rounds in Hopkins in the AM. Sorry Lindee’s but i shant be visitting your establishment anytime soon. Thanks but no thanks.

  4. GOPSUXHUGE says:

    guns, guns, guns…

  5. nubs76 says:

    and car’s are responsible for drunk driving, pen’s misspell word;s etc. etc. etc. People have no direct connetion to any of these, therefor not responsible. GEEZ!!!

  6. nubs76 says:

    OH YA- TO GOPSUXHUGE, f’in liberal idiot

  7. Christine says:

    It was the owner’s son…domestic dispute.

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