MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Hennepin County has released the name of the man killed in the Burnsville officer-involved shooting on St. Patrick’s Day.
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner identified the man as 38-year-old Map Kong, of Chaska.READ MORE: 'When I Finally Got To Be Elvira, That's When My Life Calmed Down': Mistress Of The Dark Peels Back The Curtain
According to the Burnsville Police Department, around 6:15 a.m. five officers responded to a call of a suspicious person at the McDonald’s at Highway 13 and Washburn Avenue.
Upon arrival, police encountered a man with a weapon. The encounter resulted in an officer-involved shooting.
A recording of police audio from the website Police Clips indicates a McDonald’s customer and employee called police after they saw a man jumping up and down inside a car. The clips said the man was also possibly waving a knife. Police did not confirm this to WCCO.READ MORE: Minneapolis Schools Offer Middle Schoolers Metro Transit Cards Instead Of Bus Service
All five officers have been placed on standard administrative leave. All five were wearing body cameras.
According to the Burnsville Police Department, this is the first time in 35 years where a suspect was killed in an officer-involved shooting.
The medical report said Kong died of multiple gunshot wounds.MORE NEWS: Ananya Dance Theatre - Dastak: I Wish You Me
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is currently investigating the shooting.