The body of a missing 19-year-old man from Eagan has been found. Elijah Buchannan went missing two weeks ago after police say he fled home after a family disturbance. Dakota County Authorities found his body in a wooded area of Patrick Eagan Park Saturday. His mother, Melanie Buchanan, says they found him less than a half mile from his home.
Eagan police say they need the public’s help locating a 19-year-old who fled from his home after a disturbance involving his family and hasn’t since been located.
A skateboarding accident has claimed the life of a young man from Eagan. Gunnar Miller, 19, died from the injuries he suffered while performing a stunt skateboarders called “skitching,” which is when a skateboarder holds on to a moving car and lets the car pull them along the street. It was made famous in the film “Back to the Future”.
A 16-year-old boy who allegedly shot his older brother in Columbia Heights Monday afternoon has turned himself in. Police officers were dispatched at 3:33 p.m. to an apartment on the 1700 block of 37th Avenue Northeast after a woman called 911 and said her 19-year-old son was shot by his brother.
Police are looking for suspects after a 19-year-old was found shot on the 1300 block of Highway 7 early Saturday morning.