MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Investigators in the fatal shooting of a Minnesota man who livestreamed the pursuit that led up to his death are seeking his private Facebook messages.

A search warrant in Brian Quinones’ Sept. 7 death says investigators believe the messages may reveal Quinones’ state of mind before the encounter with Edina and Richfield police.

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(credit: Family Of Brian Quinones)

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Authorities say Quinones got out of his car and confronted officers with a knife before he was shot. His brother said afterward that Quinones had been having suicidal thoughts.

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Separately Monday, Richfield released personnel and disciplinary records for its officers involved in the shooting. Officer Macabe Stariha was given a medal of merit in 2017 for carrying a stricken man to safety from his basement, where a carbon monoxide detector was going off.

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