MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating a shooting near the Mesabi Iron Range Friday that left one person dead and a deputy injured.
Police say a St. Louis County Sheriff’s deputy was attempting to find a person wanted on a warrant, and they spotted a suspect vehicle at about 1:15 p.m.
After pulling over, the driver tried to flee on foot. Several shots were exchanged, and the suspect was pronounced dead on the scene.
The deputy suffered a gunshot wound, and was treated and released from St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth.
No names have been released.