MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Police in St. Paul Monday are identifying the man killed in a St. Paul hit and run incident last week.

Investigators say 39-year-old Gordon Paul Johnson Jr., of St. Paul, was the man who died after being hit by a car on Seventh Street near Mounds Boulevard early Tuesday morning. When police arrived on the scene, a suspect tried to drive off, but was arrested after a pursuit.

Police say the suspect’s breath smelled of alcohol, and he was arrested on suspicion of criminal vehicular homicide.


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