WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-green01, ww color green

Local

Man Killed In Officer-Involved Shooting Identified

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. High School Football Highlights: Aug. 29, 2014
  2. Good Questions: Minnesota State Fair Edition
  3. Mayor Calls For Review Of St. Paul Skyway Arrest
  4. How To Prep Your Yard For Fall
  5. Former Wis. Deputy Charged In Double Homicide

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The man shot and killed by police, after an incident in Richfield, has been identified.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner identified the man as 25-year-old Jeffrey O’Connor.

Police were dispatched to the home on a call of a disturbance and possible hostage situation. They say O’Connor had a knife at the house on the 6600 block of Park Avenue South. When police arrived, O’Connor allegedly met them, wielding the knife.

Police shot and killed O’Connor inside the residence.

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the incident.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,818 other followers