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Police: Dad Shoots Son, Then Stabs Himself In Maplewood

Maplewood Police are investigating after a father allegedly shot his son and then stabbed himself Monday morning. During a press conference, authorities said the father is currently in critical condition at Regions Hospital.

03/24/2014

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BCA: 2 Shot By Officers In Eden Prairie Had Knife; Officers ID’d

The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has released more information in the deadly highway shooting in Eden Prairie last week.

02/12/2014

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2 Killed In Friday’s Eden Prairie Standoff ID’d

The identities of the two suspects killed in Friday morning’s police chase-turned deadly shootout have been released. According to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s office, the deaths of Matthew Vincent Serbus, 36, and Dawn Marie Pfister, 34, have been ruled as homicides, with multiple gunshot wounds listed as the cause of death for both. The duo were killed after a police standoff in Eden Prairie at Highway 101 near Dell Road, which began as a high-speed chase in Chaska on Highway 212.

02/08/2014

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32-Year-Old Man Arrested After Hopkins Standoff

A 32-year-old man is in custody after a standoff in Hopkins Monday, according to police. Hopkins Police Sgt. Mike Glassberg says police received a request at around 10:20 a.m. from Brooklyn Center to locate and arrest a suspect wanted in connection to a felony assault with a weapon.

01/20/2014

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Report: Standoff In Lake City

A WCCO crew’s en route to Lake City after reports of an apparent standoff. The Lake City Police Chief said the lockdown situation in his town was precautionary, but the Rochester Post-Bulletin reports the standoff began at 5:30 p.m. outside a Lake City man’s home.

09/25/2013

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Eden Prairie Police Find 2 Dead In Apartment

Eden Prairie police found a woman and a man dead Saturday in a shooting that prompted the evacuation of an apartment building for several hours. Investigators weren’t immediately able to say whether the deaths were a murder-suicide or double-homicide, police spokeswoman Katie Bengtson said. But authorities are not looking for suspects, she added. A resident of the Eden Place apartment complex called 911 about 7 a.m. Saturday to report shots being fired in another unit. The Eden Prairie SWAT team and officers from other nearby suburban departments responded and surrounded the building.

09/21/2013

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Man Charged After Taking 2 Hostage In Gas Station

The 31-year-old Burnsville man who allegedly held two people at gunpoint during a standoff at a Burnsville gas station on Saturday has been charged. Ariel Luis Barnett was charged Tuesday in Dakota County for two counts of second-degree assault and two counts of kidnapping.

09/10/2013

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Man In Custody After Burnsville Gas Station Standoff

One man is behind bars after a standoff with police that forced a busy highway to close early Saturday evening. According to Burnsville Police, a man with a sawed-off shotgun entered the Holiday Gas Station on Highway 13 and Nicollet Avenue in Burnsville at 6:15 p.m. The man fired once in to the ceiling, and took two employees hostage. Police arrived soon after, and were able to talk the man down to the point of surrender. The gunman made no demands during the standoff.

09/07/2013

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Police: One In Custody After S Mpls. Standoff

Nearby homes have been evacuated after Minneapolis police responded to a report of an emotionally disturbed man who’s believed to have weapons in his house, according to officials. Minneapolis spokeswoman Cyndi Barrington said police got a welfare check call at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the area of 53rd Street and 36th Avenue South.

08/28/2013

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Man Hospitalized After Monday Night Standoff In White Bear Lake

Authorities said a police standoff with a potentially suicidal man in White Bear Lake Monday night ended with the man suffering a non-life threatening self-inflicted gunshot wound. White Bear Lake Police responded to a home on the 3500 block of Glen Oaks Avenue at about 7:02 p.m. Monday on a report of a despondent 40-year-old male family member who was inside the home and not welcome.

07/23/2013

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Man Killed In Northern Minn. Standoff ID’d

The man killed by a SWAT team sniper during a standoff Wednesday night in northern Minnesota has been identified. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office announced Friday that 34-year-old Miquell David Deppa, of Liberty Township, died due to blood loss from a gunshot wound.

06/28/2013

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BCA Investigating After SWAT Team Sniper Fatally Shoots Suspect In Standoff

Authorities are investigating after a SWAT team sniper fatally shot a man Wednesday in rural Beltrami County during a standoff situation. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) is investigating the shooting, which happened after 4:30 p.m. at a house on the 9200 block of Spencer Road in Liberty Township.

06/27/2013

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Authorities Investigating Sherburne County Murder-Suicide

Authorities are investigating a murder-suicide that took place Friday afternoon in Sherburne County. The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office said it received a call about 1:30 p.m. Friday about Christopher Norrbom possibly having shot his wife, and threatening to shoot himself, too.

06/15/2013

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2 Arrested In Burglary, Standoff In Grand Rapids

The Grand Rapids Police say a man and a juvenile boy have been arrested after a reported burglary and resulting standoff Sunday afternoon.

04/14/2013

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Mpls. Man Arrested After 7-Hour Standoff ID’d

Police say the situation involving an armed man that barricaded himself inside a home, off the 3500 block of Newton Avenue North, has been resolved.

04/14/2013

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