Officer-Involved Shooting

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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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Police: Manhunt Ends With Suspect Found Dead In Jordan Home

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating how a convicted felon had access to a weapon and led authorities on a day-long manhunt that ended with the suspect’s death inside a Jordan home early Wednesday morning.

02/04/2015

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Family Of Woman Killed In Hwy 212 Shooting Sues Officer, Chaska

The family of a woman shot and killed by police on Highway 212 last year is suing Chaska Police. The lawsuit says that Dawn Pfister was a hostage and was needlessly shot and killed by Chaska Police. Pfister was in a car driven by her boyfriend, Mathew Serbus, last February. Their car rear ended another vehicle, and they fled the scene. Police began a high-speed chase.

02/03/2015

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Brooklyn Park Man Charged In Break-In, Shooting In Blaine

A Brooklyn Park man has been charged in connection with a police-involved shooting that occurred in Blaine last week.

02/02/2015

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Brooklyn Park Man Faces Charges In Break-In, Shooting In Blaine

A Brooklyn Park man is facing charges in connection with a police-involved shooting that occurred in Blaine last week. Lamar Allen Sullivan-Armstrong, 29, is facing multiple burglary and assault charges after allegedly breaking into a home in Blaine. He appeared in court Friday.

01/30/2015

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More Details Released On New Hope City Hall Shooting

Authorities released more details Wednesday morning about the shooting at New Hope City Hall Monday night that left two officers shot and a suspect dead.

01/28/2015

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Family: City Hall Shooting Suspect Had Rocky History With Authorities

Two police officers are recovering after they were shot at New Hope City Hall Monday night. According to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s office, a man opened fire on officers around 7:15 p.m. as they left the council chambers after a swearing-in ceremony for two new officers.

01/27/2015

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Suspect, Officers Identified In Blaine Shooting

Authorities have released the identities of the suspect and police officers involved in a shooting in Blaine Thursday morning.

01/23/2015

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Blaine Police: Knife-Wielding Intruder Shot, Injured By Cops

Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Blaine Thursday morning, according to Blaine police. The incident occurred in the 100 block of 92nd Avenue near University Avenue, just south of Highway 10.

01/22/2015

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