WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-white01, ww color white

Local

Fund Set Up For Family Of SWAT Punch Victim

View Comments
(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. 4 Things To Know For July 28
  2. Lightning Strike At Venice Beach Kills 1, Injures Others
  3. New Zip Line Debuts At Mall Of America
  4. Who's That In The Stands During 'Little Big League'?
  5. Get Movin' Monday: How To Slow Down Our Busy Lives

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A fund has been set up to raise money for the family of a man allegedly punched by an off-duty Minneapolis SWAT officer.

Mike Archambault says 43-year-old Brian Vander Lee is still hospitalized and has had two brain surgeries. Authorities say Sgt. David Clifford punched Vander Lee on Saturday night at an Andover bar.

Vander Lee has four daughters, all under age 11.

Archambault says cash or check donations can be sent to any TCF Bank branch for the “Brian Vander Lee Benefit.”

Tanners Station is also holding a fundraiser for Vander Lee. Manager Lisa Blomquist says the event will be Saturday, July 21, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and will include live music and a silent auction. There will be no cover charge, but donations will be accepted.

(© Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus