MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating an officer-involved shooting that left one person injured Saturday night.
According to Robbinsdale Police, officers responded around 11:30 p.m. to a home on the 3300 block of France Avenue North on a report of a suicidal individual with a gun. Officers from the Crystal Police Department also arrived to assist.READ MORE: 'Farming Is A Gamble': Some Minnesota Pumpkin, Apple Farms Seeing Smaller Yields Amid Drought
There, officers made repeated attempts to contact the individual from outside the residence when the man unexpectedly came out with a firearm. Authorities say he then began advancing on officers and ignoring commands to stop when Crystal Police Officer Geoffrey Kusick discharged his firearm, striking the individual.READ MORE: BCA: 14-Year-Old Missing From Willmar Group Home Found Safe In Idaho
The man was transported to North Memorial Heath Hospital for non-life threatening injuries. His condition is unknown at this time.
Kusick, who has been with the department for 11 years, is on standard administrative leave.MORE NEWS: Don Shelby Recovering After Stroke Waylaid His Stage Performance In Passion Project
The incident remains under investigation.