A 18-year veteran of the St. Paul Police Department was shot in the face by a high-powered BB gun or pellet gun during a standoff late Friday afternoon. St. Paul Police say two officers initially went to a home in the North End neighborhood near Lyton Place and Park Street on a report of a suicidal man.
A 55-year-old Crow Wing County man is in custody after allegedly assaulting his elderly mother and threatening her with a gun. Paul Strom is awaiting formal charges of second-degree assault, terroristic threats and felon in possession of a firearm stemming from an incident Saturday morning in Irondale Township.
An “emotionally disturbed” person bit a Minneapolis police officer Tuesday evening when he was responding to a welfare check on the city’s south side, authorities say.
Police say the woman found dead Monday in her St. Paul home was a 27-year-old mother of two young children.