MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Authorities have identified the woman who was shot and killed by Golden Valley Police on Interstate 394 Thursday afternoon.
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner identified the victim as 58-year-old Katherine Marie Gordon of California.
The medical examiner said Gordon died of multiple gunshot wounds.
Authorities pulled Gordon over just after 1 p.m. on I-394 near Hopkins Crossroad. Police said she had possession of a handgun, and an officer who is now on paid administrative leave shot and killed her. She lay beside her vehicle for several hours Thursday while authorities investigated the incident.
Authorities haven’t released any information yet as to why they pulled Gordon over and what led up to the shooting. The incident is still under investigation.