MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A man is dead after a standoff with six law enforcement agencies in Eagan.
The Eagan Police Department says the stand-off began Tuesday around 6 p.m. after officers were dispatched to a domestic assault call involving a firearm.
Officers located an armed man and were able to contain him in an industrial area after a short foot chase.
“Officers were dispatched to an incident, a domestic incident with a firearm in the area of Burgundy Road and Highway 13,” Police Chief Roger New said.
Eagan police say it was on Seneca Road where officers attempted to negotiate with the man for several hours. At some point during those negotiations, shots were fired. A neighbor who did not want to appear on camera said he heard two loud booms and then a flurry of gunshots.
Emergency crews brought the man — later identified as 23-year-old Isak Abdirahman Aden of Columbia Heights — to Regions Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Officers did recover a gun from the scene.
Officers from Apple Valley, Bloomington, Burnsville, Edina and the Minnesota State Patrol assisted with the call. No officers were hurt in the incident. Police said that a number of officers have been put on paid administrative leave, which is standard for all officer-involved shootings.
“Each of the agencies that were involved in this incident have officers that were part of this incident. Some witnessed and some discharged their firearm, so we’re still yet to come up with a final tally as to how many officers were put on paid administrative leave,” New said.
Eagan Police say that body-worn cameras and squad car cameras may have captured video of the incident, which the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension will use in their investigation of the shooting.