Madison Mayor Paul Soglin says he is supporting protesters who are grieving the shooting of an unarmed black man, but has no advice on how they should conduct themselves.
Peaceful protesters in Madison took to the college town’s streets with chants of “Black Lives Matter” following the fatal shooting of an unarmed, black 19-year-old by a white police officer, who authorities say fired after he was assaulted. The city’s police chief said he understood the anger, assuring demonstrators his department would defend their rights as he implored the community to act with restraint.
Minneapolis has recorded their second homicide of 2015 early Saturday morning. Officers responded to Lowry Avenue and 4th Street Northeast for a shooting call just after 12:30 a.m.
A jury found a 35-year-old St. Paul man guilty of attempted murder Thursday for a drive-by shooting last August in which he allegedly targeted a man who’d been involved with his girlfriend.
The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office has issued charges against a 15-year-old boy in connection with the shooting in Minnetonka on Monday evening. According to Minnetonka Police, around 5 p.m. Monday officers responded to a call of an explosion in the 5400 block of Byscane Way in Minnetonka.
A man was shot once in the arm and once in the leg early Wednesday evening in St. Paul.
Police were called to a home on the 5400 block of Byscane Way at about 5 p.m. Monday after reports of an explosion. When they arrived, they found the homeowner shot. His 15-year-old son was taken into custody.
A Minnetonka man is in critical condition after police say his 15-year-old son shot him in the face. The shooting happened Monday afternoon in the family’s home, and it’s not yet clear if it was intentional.
Police in Columbia Heights are searching for a suspect in a shooting that occurred Monday night. According to police, the shooting took place around 8:45 p.m. inside a home in the 4100 block of Washington Street Northeast.
Authorities say an adult male was hospitalized after a shooting in Minnetonka Monday afternoon and one suspect is in custody. Minnetonka Police were called on a report of a shooting on the 5400 block of Byscane Lane.
Two people were hospitalized after a shooting early Saturday morning in Minneapolis. A man and a women were shot on the 2700 block of East Lake Street, and both were taken to Hennepin County Medical Center.
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.
A Minneapolis police officer is thanking his colleagues for getting him help after being shot on this job this weekend. “Those guys did everything I would expect they would do. They stepped up to the plate, got me into the emergency room as quickly as possible and got me the help I needed,” Officer Jordan Davis said.
A jury found a Brooklyn Center man guilty of two counts of attempted murder for a gang-related shooting incident outside Target Field last April.
A Minneapolis Police officer is in stable condition after he was shot early Saturday morning. Police says the shooting happened just before 5 a.m. after two officers had finished clearing the scene of a burglary call on the 1100 block of 24th Avenue North.
A woman is expected to be OK after being shot in Brooklyn Park overnight Friday. According to Brooklyn Park police, the shooting occurred around midnight in the 5800 block of 73rd Avenue.
An attorney for the family of a man fatally shot by St. Paul police says he will ask the U.S. Department of Justice to begin a civil rights investigation into the death.
A man convicted of shooting two people in a Minneapolis gay bar was sentenced Wednesday to six years behind bars.
A 42-year-old man has been charged with allegedly acting as a straw purchaser of three firearms for Ray Kmetz, who shot and injured two police officers at the New Hope City Hall before being killed.
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.
Authorities said a 27-year-old man died Monday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at the library on the campus of Minnesota State University, Mankato.
A 23-year-old Minneapolis man has pleaded guilty to both a shooting that injured two people at a bar, and also an unrelated stabbing incident. According to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office, Devin Michael Glen Strouss pleaded guilty to three counts of second-degree assault on Monday.
A memorial mass was held Monday morning for a popular teacher and businessman who was shot to death in January. David Frigaard, 46, was killed in Mahtomedi after leaving the bar he owned. Investigators believe 19-year-old Bailey Garcia was the one who shot Frigaard.
Police in Minneapolis say they are investigating what caused an overnight shooting in downtown that left one man injured.
Police in Minnesota have arrested two teens suspected of shooting an 18-year-old man in the head while he was driving in Sioux Falls. Seventeen-year-old Bryon Hanson and 19-year-old Robert Montes were arrested in Marshall, Minnesota, on Friday.