Officer-Involved Shooting

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Itasca County Deputy Shoots, Kills Man

An Itasca County deputy shot and killed a man who allegedly threatened officers early Saturday morning. Deputies say they were responding to a disturbance call just before 3 a.m. in Cohasset. They were approached by a man with a gun when they arrived.

08/22/2015

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Charges: Mpls. Man Shot By Police After Pointing BB Handgun At Them

A 35-year-old Minneapolis man faces charges after he allegedly pointed a BB gun at Edina police officers, who then shot and wounded him, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.

08/12/2015

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Man Shot By Police In Edina Still Hospitalized

Authorities say a man hurt in an officer-involved shooting in Edina on Saturday has been upgraded to serious but stable condition at a Twin Cities hospital.

08/09/2015

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Edina Police Shoot, Critically Injure Armed Suspect

A suspect has been shot in what might be an officer-involved shooting in Edina Saturday morning.

08/08/2015

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Grand Jury Rules No Indictment For Lino Lakes Officer In Fatal Shooting

A Lino Lakes police officer involved in a fatal shooting earlier this year will not be indicted for the potential charges of second-degree murder, the Anoka County Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.

08/05/2015

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Brooklyn Park Reaches $2.85M Settlement With Man Shot By Officer

The City of Brooklyn Park has reached a settlement with a man shot last year by a city police officer. The city agreed to pay 23-year-old Shoua Yang $2.85 million. According to the lawsuit, Yang and some friends went to a Valentine’s Day Party when a fight broke out.

07/31/2015

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Mpls. Police: Officer Shoots Armed Suspect In Downtown

One person was hospitalized after a officer-involved shooting early Saturday morning in downtown Minneapolis. It happened at about 3 a.m. near the Pizza Luce on the 100th block 4th Street North. Minneapolis police received reports of an individual with a gun.

07/25/2015

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Police: Man Killed In Plymouth Arby’s Officer-Involved Shooting

A man is dead after a police officer shot him in a scuffle at a Plymouth Arby’s Thursday night. The Department of Public Safety says Officer Amy Therkelsen responded to a disturbance at the Arby’s near Highway 55 just after 8 p.m.

07/24/2015

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Police ID Eden Prairie Officer Involved In Shooting

Authorities have identified an Eden Prairie police officer who accidentally shot at a suspect on Saturday after a short pursuit. The suspect, a 21-year-old Bloomington man, was charged Tuesday and is accused of fleeing police on his motorcycle.

06/24/2015

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Man Shot After Fleeing Eden Prairie Police ID’d

Officials have identified the man who was shot Saturday after fleeing from Eden Prairie police on a motorcycle.

06/21/2015

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Sheriff: Man Injured In Police Shooting In Eden Prairie

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s office says a motorcyclist who fled Eden Prairie police was injured when an officer’s weapon discharged Saturday morning. Police were in a brief pursuit with a man at about 3 a.m., which ended at Eden Prairie Road and North Lund Road.

06/20/2015

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Chief: Wisconsin Officer Cleared of Killing Tony Robinson Will Patrol

A white Wisconsin police officer was exonerated Wednesday by an internal investigation of his fatal shooting of an unarmed 19-year-old biracial man, a move that follows prosecutors declining to file charges and clears the way for him to get his job back. The Madison Police Department issued a summary of its finding that Officer Matt Kenny did not violate its deadly force policies in the March 6 shooting death of 19-year-old Tony Robinson.

06/03/2015

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Lino Lakes Officer Hurt After Fatally Shooting Driver Who Dragged Him

One man is dead and a police officer is hurt after an officer-involved shooting in the north metro Friday night. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says the shooting happened during a traffic stop on Interstate 694 in Fridley at about 10:52 p.m.

05/09/2015

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Man Shot By Police At MSP Airport Due In Court Wednesday

The man accused of hitting police officers with a vehicle before being shot at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport last weekend is due in court Wednesday.

04/29/2015

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Charges: Man Shot By Police At Airport After Hitting Officers With Car

A 36-year-old Maple Plain man is accused of hitting police officers with a vehicle before being shot by authorities at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport last weekend, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office.

04/28/2015

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Suspect Shot By Police At Airport Out Of The Hospital

A suspect shot by police at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is in custody on possible charges of aggravated assault following his release from the hospital.

04/27/2015

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Authorities ID Officer Involved In Robbinsdale Shooting

Authorities have identified the Robbinsdale police officer who shot and wounded an 18-year-old woman last week after she ignored orders to drop a knife. Police announced Monday that Sgt. Thomas Rothfork was involved in the shooting of Tania Harris outside an apartment building last Thursday night after officers were called on a report of a fight involving at least two women.

04/21/2015

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Woman Shot By Robbinsdale Officer Charged With Assault

The 18-year-old woman who was shot by a Robbinsdale Police officer on Thursday has been charged with one felony count of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon. Police were called to an apartment building on the 3700 block of Hubbard Avenue North at about 5:40 p.m. on a call about an unwanted person.

04/17/2015

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Sheriff: Woman With Knife Shot By Robbinsdale Officer

A woman is hospitalized after being shot Thursday evening by a Robbinsdale police officer. Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek says police were called to an apartment building on the 3700 block of Hubbard Avenue North at about 5:40 p.m. on a call about an unwanted person.

04/16/2015

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Suspect, Officers Involved In St. Paul Shooting Identified

St. Paul Police are continuing to investigate an officer-involved shooting that left one dead Monday afternoon. According to police, authorities received a call around 3:20 p.m. Monday about a man who was outside a home at 411 White Bear Avenue with a rifle and wearing a bullet proof vest.

03/17/2015

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Neighborhood Rattled After Man Killed In St. Paul Officer-Involved Shooting

A man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in St. Paul Monday afternoon, according to police. The incident happened at 411 White Bear Avenue, which is just north of Interstate 94 in St. Paul.

03/16/2015

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Police: Suspect Killed In St. Paul Officer-Involved Shooting

Police say a suspect is dead after an officer-involved shooting in St. Paul Monday afternoon. Authorities received a 911 call at about 3:20 p.m. about a man with a rifle who was also wearing a bullet-proof vest at 411 White Bear Avenue, which is just north of Interstate 94.

03/16/2015

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Protests After Unarmed Black Man, 19, Killed By Wis. Police

A 19-year-old black man died Friday night after being shot by an officer in Madison, authorities said. The man was shot after an altercation with the officer and died at a hospital, Police Chief Mike Koval said.

03/07/2015

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Gun Used To Shoot New Hope Officers Was Once In Police Custody

WCCO investigates how a gun once in police custody was used to hurt two officers. The shooting happened last month at New Hope City Hall, and the man responsible wasn’t even allowed to own guns.

02/24/2015

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Man Arrested After Shooting Ex’s Home, Pointing Shotgun At Police

A 36-year-old man is in custody after a brief standoff with police in northeast Minneapolis late Wednesday morning. Police say the former girlfriend of Major James Moore called 911 just before 11:30 a.m. to report that he was standing outside of her residence with a weapon.

02/18/2015

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